Rong Ma
University of Languages and International Studies
Publications 1
#1Rong Ma (University of Languages and International Studies)
#2Xiaoqing Qin (CCNU: Central China Normal University)
AbstractCitation competence is an intertextual skill of referencing which clarifies and expresses writer stance and attains rhetorical functions in academic writing. This study, while sampling 115 undergraduates majoring in English from one of the key Chinese universities as participants, investigated the individual factors influencing citation competence in L2 academic writing, which was based on the classroom academic read-to-write task. Four factors (Cognitive Proficiency of Source Use; Acade...