Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2019, Page: 35-40
Investigating the Common Errors Among Basic Level Schools Pupils on Writing Composition
Nahid Alamin Ibrahim, Languages Department, Port Sudan Ahlia College, Port Sudan, Sudan
Received: Feb. 26, 2019;       Accepted: Apr. 15, 2019;       Published: Jun. 25, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajist.20190302.11      View  33      Downloads  11
Abstract
This study aimed to analyze pupils’ error in composition writing in south of Khartoum locality in Alshagra basic level schools for boys and girls grade eight in Sudan. It is also aimed to identify the factors that cause this weakness in English language. The descriptive analytical approach was used to collect and analysis the data. Teachers in Alshagra basic schools South of Khartoum locality participate in completing the questionnaire, to express their opinions towards the suggested ideas. The researcher also used written interview that involved four questions. In writing composition it’s observed that punctuation marks cause problems for pupils and this leads to misunderstand so these errors are common among the pupils. Other mistakes are commonly committed. The researcher recommended that: 1-The English teachers should be given training courses on the methodology of teaching writing skill. 2-Teachers should devote enough time and effort when dealing with the numerous stages of the writing process. The most important Findings are: 1-Teaching writing specifically teaching composition writing is more complicated and need more efforts than other skills of language. 2-Mother tongue interference is the one of the most problems that faces students in writing composition.
Keywords
Ahlia College, Errors Analysis, Composition Teaching, Writing, Schools, Materials
To cite this article
Nahid Alamin Ibrahim, Investigating the Common Errors Among Basic Level Schools Pupils on Writing Composition, American Journal of Information Science and Technology. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2019, pp. 35-40. doi: 10.11648/j.ajist.20190302.11
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