DRAFTING AND REVISING STRATEGIES TO DEVELOP ENGLISH ESSAY BY EFL INDONESIAN LEARNERS
drafting, revising, writing process, proofreading
This qualitative study reports features of drafting, revising and strategies to write an English essay. The study was done in State Islamic Instute (IAIN) Surakarta, Indonesia on January to April 2015, assigning 30 students as the research subject. The study revealed that in drafting and revising process in writing were differently produced by lower, middle and upper groups. Lower group did not write outline and produced first draft without planning. Thesis statement, topic sentence and concluding paragraph did not appear. The middle gruop was able to produce thesis stetament, body paragraphs and conclusion, but they focused less on revising and proofreading. The higher group exhibitted by performing all aspects of an essay in each rhetorical patterns. Drafting and revising were used appropriately. Overall, all group asserted literal translation to develop ideas and overcome problems on diction.
International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR) Vol. 5 No. 3 March 2017
International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR)