Analysis of Students’ Beliefs and Attitudes Towards Writing in L1 (Polish) and L2 (English)

  • Olga Majchrzak
Part of the Second Language Learning and Teaching book series (SLLT)


An analysis of the beliefs about writing of B.A. and M.A. students of English Philology, which was made on the basis of questionnaire surveys, will be presented in this chapter. Investigated are also issues concerning the attitude towards writing, students’ writing experience, aspects students concentrate on when writing, difficulties in the process of writing, and references to other languages in the process of creating a text. Furthermore, the role of instructor practices in teaching writing is discussed. Finally, issues such as which language it is easier to write in, as well as which language the students would prefer to keep their journal in are investigated.


Beliefs about writing Attitude towards writing Students’ writing experience Difficulties in writing Role of instruction Journal writing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olga Majchrzak
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  1. 1.University of Humanities and Economics in LodzŁódźPoland

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