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EA Journal Volume 27 No 1 15 students, we could also invest in finding out more about what learners consider when they are pushed to produce words in writing. ConClusion This study looked at the effects on second language writers when using target words from a source text in writing. One of the key questions arising from this study comes from Sandy, one of the participants. Sandy wonders a great deal about words in her second language. Her main question is ‘What is the exactly word in English?’ This article has attempted to shed some light on the relationship between that question and why second language writers might struggle to use a word in writing. referenCes Are customers banking on internet security? (2005, April 8). Massey News. Barcroft, J. (2004). Effects of sentence writing in second language lexical acquisition. Second Language Research 20(4), 303-334. Barcroft, J. (2006). Can writing a new word detract from learning it? More negative effects of forced output during vocabulary learning. Second Language Research 22(4), 487-497. Corson, D. (1997). The learning and use of academic words. Language Learning 47(4), 671-718. Coxhead, A. (2007). Factors and aspects of knowledge affecting L2 word use in writing. In P. Davidson, C. Coombe, D. Lloyd & D. Palfreyman (Eds.), Teaching and learning vocabulary in another language (pp. 331-342). Dubai: TESOL Arabia. Coxhead, A. (2008). Using vocabulary from input texts in writing tasks. Unpublished PhD thesis. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Folse, K. (2006). The effect of type of written exercise on L2 vocabulary retention. TESOL Quarterly 40(2), 273-293. GreenFleet gets businesses moving. (n.d). Sustainable Business Network. Retrieved from http://www.sustainable.org.nz Harklau, L. (2002). The role of writing in classroom second language acquisition. Journal of Second Language Writing 11, 329-350. Jourdenais, R., Ota, M., Stauffer, S., Boyson, B., & Doughty, C. (1995). Does textual enhancement promote noticing? A think-aloud protocol analysis. In R. Schmidt (Ed.), Attention and awareness in foreign language learning (pp. 1-63). Manoa: University of Hawaii Press.
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