Using Corrective Feedback on Writing to Enhance Vietnamese Learners’ Autonomy

  • Nhu Luan PhamEmail author
  • Noriko Iwashita
Part of the International Perspectives on English Language Teaching book series (INPELT)


To offset a traditional view of power dynamics between teachers and students in Vietnam, this chapter demonstrates how innovative teachers promoted learner autonomy in their university writing classes. The introduction of indirect corrective feedback stimulated improvements not only in learners’ grammatical accuracy in writing but also their independent decision-making and responsibility. This chapter covers implications for syllabus design, course content, and classroom teaching techniques that can increase learner autonomy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Banking Academy of VietnamHanoiVietnam
  3. 3.School of Languages and CulturesThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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