RESEARCH OF THE ERRORS MADE BY ALBANIAN STUDENTS IN WRITING AND SPEAKING WHILE LEARNING ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Edita Ramani

Abstract


The objective of this research is to find out the pupils errors in speaking and writing English as their second language. This research used different searching methods such as: inductive method, deductive method modeling etc.

The participants of this research were elementary school pupils of 8th and 9th grade of the elementary school “Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu” in Poroj and high school students of “7 Marsi” and Gymnasium “Kirili Pejcinovic” both in Tetovo in the academic year 2018. A total of 100 students participated in this research.  

The main instrument of this research was writing and the second main was speaking. The data of this research were collected by giving students some questionnaires, to write informal letters, different tests on word formation and debates among pupils.

The result of the research was as follow: Using wrong form of verbs, problems with tenses, wrong form of negative sentences, wrong use of singular and plural, omission of verb and lot of pronouncing problems.

From the results was concluded that the main cause of errors made by pupils of all schools was the influence of native language and grammar differences between the two languages.

Keywords: writing errors, pupils, research, verbs, tests etc.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/ijllis.v9i9.2119

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