Study on L1 Transfer in English Writing of Chinese College Students

Qiu-juan ZHU


Language transfer has long been a controversial topic in applied linguistics, second language acquisition, and language teaching for more than 100 years. The paper concentrates on several aspects that have an especially important bearing on tle study of L1 transfer in English writing of Chinese college students: causes , differences between English and Chinese discourse analysis and characteristics of English and Chinese syntactical structure.
Key words: L1 transfer, English writing, Chinese students, discourse analysis
Résumé: 100 ans se sont passés depuis que le transfert linguistique est devenu un thème d’étude important dans la linguistique appliquée, l’acquisition de la deuxième langue et l’enseignement-apprentissage des langues. Commençant par les différences du texte et celles de la syntaxe entre l’anglais et le chinois, l’article présent analyse essentiellement les causes et les caractéristiques du phénomène de transfert de la langue maternelle dans la rédaction anglaise des étudiants chinois.
Mots-clés: transfert de la langue maternelle, rédaction en anglais, étudiants chinois, analyse du texte

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