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Bangladeshi tertiary level students' common errors in academic writing

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dc.contributor.advisor Alam, Zerin
dc.contributor.author Fahmida, Bilkis
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-28T03:57:18Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-28T03:57:18Z
dc.date.copyright 2010
dc.date.issued 2010-04
dc.identifier.other ID 08163004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/252
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in English, 2014. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 108-111).
dc.description.abstract The goal of the study is to investigate Bangladeshi tertiary level students' common errors in academic writing. It will also reveal the writing problems through error analysis in students' academic essay writing. In this paper, error analysis includes identification, classification, and systematic interpretation of the errors which are produced by the ESL/EFL learners. I have focused on the tertiary level students from different private universities of Bangladesh. My research says that making repetitive and common errors in academic writing is a very regular phenomenon. But in this stage of learning, incorporation of errors in students' academic writing is completely undesirable. My research helped me in finding out the reasons hidden behind their mistakes. The questionnaire part in my research would reveal both the perspectives of teachers and students regarding this issue. My research will help out the teachers in figuring out why and how the errors are occurred and can be resolved. This study wants to accompany the teachers while designing syllabus and material as per the students' need. On the other hand this study can work as need analysis for the students as well. This study tends to find out some effective and necessary solution of this problem, so that both the teachers and the students can be benefited to achieve their goal regarding writing skill development consecutively. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Bilkis Fahmida
dc.format.extent 134 pages
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject English and Humanities
dc.title Bangladeshi tertiary level students' common errors in academic writing en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree M. English


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