The Model of “Plan Do Check and Act” to Improve Chinese EFL Learners’ Writing Strategies



PDCA (Plan Do Check and Act) is a continuous cycle improving writing strategies on quality check. The cycle can be used in varied writing stages. The study explores the function of PDCA on writing class and the role on writing training. The circle of PDCA process was used in each of the teaching steps. In this study, the following four specific questions are to be answered: 1) What strategies are the most frequently employed by non-English majors in English writing? 2) What strategies does PDCA exert on? 3) Is there any difference between the experimental group and contrast group in writing strategies use? If there is, what is it? 4) Is there any difference in writing proficiency between experimental group and contrast group? The purpose of the research is to discover the effect of the use of PDCA on the enhancement the writing skills, which will have positive predictors on writing achievements. The findings testified after treatment there produced great significant difference between the experimental group and contrast group on strategy use which have improved writing quality. 


PDCA cycle; Writing strategy; Writing proficiency

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