Vol 3 No 9 (2019): EPH - International Journal of Educational Research (ISSN: 2208-2204)

The Impacts of Creative Writing Activities on Iranian EFL Learners’ Progress in Writing, Writing Dispositions: Focus on Attitude to English Course

Ehsan Namaziandost
Islamic Azad University
Mohammad Hossein Keshmirshekan
Yazd University
Maryam Pournorouz
Shahid Beheshti University
Published September 13, 2019
  • creative writing,
  • writing disposition,
  • English course attitude,
  • writing achievement
How to Cite
Namaziandost, E., Mohammad Hossein Keshmirshekan, & Maryam Pournorouz. (2019). The Impacts of Creative Writing Activities on Iranian EFL Learners’ Progress in Writing, Writing Dispositions: Focus on Attitude to English Course. EPH - International Journal of Educational Research (ISSN: 2208-2204), 3(9), 12-22. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.com/index.php/er/article/view/1552


This research aimed to investigate the impact of creative writing activities on Iranian EFL learners’ progress in writing skill, writing dispositions and their attitude to English. One group pre and posttest design was used in the study. The study was carried out in a private English language institute. The study group was consisted of 21 female and 19 males in total 40 pre-intermediate students. After analyzing the data, it was found that students’ progress in writing skill was increased after the experiment. Students’ writing disposition was also increased when compared to their levels before the experiment. However, students’ attitude to English course was not increased after the experiment. Findings revealed that utilizing creative writing exercises has a positive impact on writing achievement and writing disposition in pre-intermediate English language classes in private English language institutes.


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