Analysis of EFL Learners’ Writing Process in China: Comparison Between English Major and Non-English Major Learners

Yujing NIE


EFL learners’ writing is one of the most concerned fields in language teaching and learning. This study approached English major learners and Non-English major learners’ writing process with the help of Inputlog and Range program. The obtained data were processed in SPSS 21 and subsequently analyzed from the following three aspects: time allotment, words produced in the process and production, and ratio and proportion. Results reveal that EFL English major learners are significantly more competent in writing than Non-English major, but their pause and revision pattern differ radically. From the results, some pedagogical implications are proposed for teaching writing and future researches.


EFL; Writing process; English major learners; Non-English major learners

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