Aftermaths of Mother Tongue Interference by Non-Native English Language Learners of Integral University: Problems and Remedies

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Shagufta Rubab, Dr. Rana Zaidi


In India students had been required to observe English as a Second Language (ESL) starting from the primary and secondary schools. But the trouble has been continued over the decades because the intention of teaching of English in India has been primarily to teach college students to clear numerous type of examinations viz entrance examinations for high schools and colleges. The grammar-translation method has been widely adopted in schools or we can say that teachers teach English in Hindi and Urdu. The aim of this research is to shed light on the primary language interference issue, in addition to identifies and analyses a number of the maximum recurrent and common place mistakes made by way of non-native speaking inexperienced persons of English. It makes a speciality of L1 interference and the errors attributable to it whilst speaking/writing English. The students' mother tongue interference affects their speaking as well as writing skills and that they commit many types of errors. Finally, the study categorizes the errors committed by the students offers answers for development. On the premise of the consequences acquired, a few implications and pointers had been proposed to help students overcome their problems so that it will enhance their speaking and writing skill, and assist instructors of their way of teaching the such conditions.

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