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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(21); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.052116.

A General Analysis of Hedges in Writing and Its Implications on Teaching Writing


Yun Zheng1

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Yun Zheng

1Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai, China


This paper attempts to depict a general picture of hedging devices by looking into related research. To be more specific, it will focus on three main dimensions: 1) an overview of the definition and different classifications of hedging devices; and 2) applications of hedging devices in different cultural contexts. By examining critical aspects of hedges, suggestions relating to teaching writing with hedges will be given at the end of this paper.


hedging devices, intercultural differences, teaching writing

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Yun Zheng. A General Analysis of Hedges in Writing and Its Implications on Teaching Writing. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 21: 71-74. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.052116.


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