Questionnaire for English writing
The questionnaire is designed for research on the ways students learn to write in English. Please answer each of the questions honestly and frankly according to your own writing experience. There are no correct or “incorrect” answers. All the data collected is confidential and will be seriously considered and used for the research and reference only. Thanks for your cooperation and patience.
Part A Background information
Part B Your experience of writing English essays
Directions: You will find statements about your experience of writing English essays. Please choose just one closest
answer and put a tick (\/) in the column that corresponds to your true cases.
As you prepared and wrote an essay in English, to what extent did you
Part C Your knowledge of writing skills
Directions: For each of the unfinished statements or questions about writing, there are four choices marked A), B), C)
and D). You should decide on the best choice according to your understanding.
17. We write the title in the middle of the first line, capitalize words. No period in use except for__________.
A. full stop B. question mark C. quotation mark D. exclamation mark
18. Capitalization is mainly used at the first words of sentences, ________ in title and proper names.
A. characters B. letters C. key words D. all words
19. The words that are often used may be divided, from a ________point of view, into three types: formal, common and colloquial.
A. stylistic B. semantic C. grammatical D. syntactic