Thai EFL Students ’ Writing Errors in Different Text Types : The Interference of the First Language

@inproceedings{Watcharapunyawong2012ThaiES,
  title={Thai EFL Students ’ Writing Errors in Different Text Types : The Interference of the First Language},
  author={Somchai Watcharapunyawong and Siriluck Usaha},
  year={2012}
}
  • Somchai Watcharapunyawong, Siriluck Usaha
  • Published 2012
This study aimed at analyzing writing errors caused by the interference of the Thai language, regarded as the first language (L1), in three writing genres, namely narration, description, and comparison/contrast. 120 English paragraphs written by 40 second year English major students were analyzed by using Error Analysis (EA).The results revealed that the first language interference errors fell into 16 categories: verb tense, word choice, sentence structure, article, preposition, modal/auxiliary… CONTINUE READING

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