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Peer Response in Second Language Writing

  1. Jun Liu

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0902

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Liu, J. 2012. Peer Response in Second Language Writing. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

‘Peer response’ refers to the use of learners as sources of information and interactants for each other in such a way that learners assume role and responsibilities normally taken on by a formally trained teacher, tutor, or editor in commenting on and critiquing each other's drafts in both written and oral formats in the process of writing.

Keywords:

  • language teaching;
  • second language acquisition;
  • writing