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The Impact of Implementing Think Pair Share Strategy on Developing Iraqi EFL Students Writing Skills

Dr. Qassim Hammadi Dawood Al-Ibadi, Dr. Shireen Shihab Hamad & Dr. Ikhlas Muhammad Nati,

University of Wasit, Iraq

The aim of this research is to measure the effects of Think Pair Share Strategy on EFL student’s writing skills. Think Pair Share is a cooperative teaching strategy that includes three components; time for thinking, time for sharing with a partner and time for each pair to share back to a larger group. This study is conducted by using classroom action research. The subject of this research is second intermediate students at Zarqaa Al-Yamamah School, Wasit Directorate of Education. The sample of study consisted of 50 students. The instruments for collecting data used writing test for quantitative data. The mean of the test shows the impact and the improvement of the students’ score from the first test to the third test.

The above abstract is a part of the article which was accepted at The Third International Conference on Current Issues of Languages, Dialects and Linguistics (WWW.LLLD.IR), 31 January-1February 2019 , Iran-Ahwaz.