Discussion on Intervention of Chinese Culture in Chinese College Students’ English Writing and Dealing Strategies

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)

Abstract

Owing to the high frequent emergence of errors in Chinese college students’ English writing, the paper tries to analyze and discuss the types and reasons of these errors, identifying that most of the mistakes in college students’ English writing are caused by the interference of Chinese language, that is, negative transfer of the first language strategy on the second language writing, should not be ignored. Therefore, the author suggests that the development of cultural awareness and reasoning patterns of the target language and trying to reduce the intervention of the first language culture on the second language writing will be the solution.

Keywords

Language learning English writing Chinese culture Negative transfer 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Foreign LanguagesAnhui University of Science and TechnologyHuainanPeople’s Republic of China

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