International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | India | Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Learner Variables Contributing to Differences in the Success Rate of Learning English as a Second Language

Fatima Sultan Shaikh [3]


Abstract: English has become a global language and a language of science and technology. Without this language a person cannot survive in the world of trade and commerce. It has also become a medium of instruction in schools, colleges and universities all over the world. It has helped nations to come closer by narrowing down the wide gap through the use of English as a common language of communication and understanding. This importance of English has led Learners to master the language for various purposes. Learning English as a second language apart from ones own mother tongue is not an easy task. When time comes a child has to learn English as a second language at school or an adult at some learning centre to meet the demands of the work place.


Keywords: English as a Second Language ESL, Second Language Acquisition SLA, Second Language L2, Mother Tongue L1, Variables, Attainment, Syntax, Morphology, Pronunciation


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014,


Pages: 262 - 265


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