Browsing Articles by Author "Foley, Joseph"
Foley, Joseph (2013)
This research investigated the development of language choices in the Academic writing of students at an English-medium university in Thailand. The ﬁrst part involved looking at the writing in the ﬁrst semester of their English program at the university, representing the level of the students’ writing on entry into the university. Seventy two samples of ﬁrst year students’ writing were collected, but only 12 were randomly selected for this study in order to compare their progress over a period of 14 weeks (ﬁrst semester). The second ...
Foley, Joseph (2012)
This study investigated the language choices in the writing of freshmen students at an English medium university in Thailand in response to visual stimuli. The study involved identifying the genres and the lexico-grammatical features associated with such genres. 600 samples of writing were collected but only 72 were randomly selected from 12 students in order to compare their progress over a period of 14 weeks (one semester). The framework for the analysis of the students writing was based on a detailed approach to these texts as semantic ...