Improving EFL Learners’ Use of English Vocabulary in Sentence Writing Through Framenet

Luu Trong Tuan

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This paper sought to investigate if learners can grow out of the difficulties in use of English vocabulary in sentence writing by engaging in Framenet practice activity. 91 first-year students from the two sentence writing classes, one treated as the experimental group (EG) and the other as the control group (CG), at the Faculty of English Linguistics and Literature of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh City (USSH-HCMC) were invited to participate in the study, whose findings substantiated the benefits of Framenet practice to foster learners' writing motivation and enhance their use of English vocabulary in sentence writing.Key words:  Framenet; use of English vocabulary; writing motivation; Learning English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.sll.1923156320100102.006

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