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 9, September 2014 | Rating: 6.2 / 10

English Vocabulary Ability between Private and Government School VIII Standard Students

H. Renoly n Jeyanth

Abstract: Language is a means of communication. Language is arbitrary. Language is conventional. Language is symbolic. Every language has its own special way of making words. The ways in which words behave in a particular language is called 'grammar. ' While we are speaking or writing in a foreign language or in our own language, our use of words must obey grammatical rules of the language concerned Words are our tools to communicate with others, as well as explore and analyze the world around us. Therefore, it stands to reason that children with a limited vocabulary will be handicapped in their educational progress. The most obvious effect of an underdeveloped vocabulary will be seen in poor reading comprehension, as children struggle to extract meaning from reading passages. Well-developed vocabulary and reading comprehension skills are central to success with the standardized tests used in most states. In many cases deficient vocabulary puts the student's promotion to a higher grade itself directly at stake. Two very useful ways of vocabulary assessment are reading questions that directly test vocabulary and comprehension questions that require strong vocabulary knowledge. In this paper, let us find whether there is any difference in the ability of vocabulary between private and government VIII std students with reference to kanyakumari district

Keywords: English vocabulary, ability

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014,

Pages: 2056 - 2058

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