S. N. Kokate, Dr. D. R. Mane
Abstract: Language learning is quite different from learning any other subjects like Physics or Mathematics. While teaching and learning both teachers and learners have to remember the fact that a practical approach is needed to be applied while learning a language. Language proficiency can be attained through practicing language skills regularly. In order to test the language proficiency of undergraduate students of professional courses in Nanded city, a survey has been conducted by administering a questionnaire. The major objectives are to find the language skills especially the pronunciation of English of undergraduate students. The nature of design of this research is descriptive for which google form is used as a statistical tool. Random samplings of 150 responses have been recorded of undergraduate students of professional courses like BBA & BCA. The paper attempts to study the English language proficiency among the undergraduate students in Nanded city as the Nanded city lies in underdeveloped region of Maharashtra State. In this area it is observed that most of the students are weak in English language. The researcher has identified this problem for conducting the survey among the undergraduate students.
Keywords: Proficiency, Language Skills, Phonology, Pronunciation, Competency