Investigating the Effects of Using Writing Process on Students’ Writing Performance at Foundation Program- Hai’l University

Najwa Rebhi Wahdan, Dipima Buragohain


This study sheds the light on investigating the effects of using Writing Process Approach in developing EFL students in writing skill. It consists of 60 students from foundation program at Hai’l University –Saudi Arabia. The researchers use content analysis procedures to analyze students’ writing. This paper also focuses on the importance of the methods of teaching writing for preparatory year.  Pretest and posttest were used to investigate the effects of traditional and writing process on students’ writing performance. The results showed that students who studied according to the writing process outperformed than those who studied by traditional method. The study recommended to use the writing process in the foundation program at university of Hai’l. 

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