The positive academic effects of mother tongue in the area of grammar in the second language acquisition process of students from the first year of the B.A. in Modern Languages: Specialization in French and English at the University of El Salvador during the year 2018

Martinez Flores, Evelyn Carolina and Mendoza Martínez, Mirna Carolina and Villanueva Aguilar, Nellcy Karina (2019) The positive academic effects of mother tongue in the area of grammar in the second language acquisition process of students from the first year of the B.A. in Modern Languages: Specialization in French and English at the University of El Salvador during the year 2018. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El Salvador.

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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to determine that the use of the mother tongue has positive effects over the Second Language Acquisition. First, the statement of the problem is presented which is a brief description of the phenomena that was analyzed by the research group. In the following section the objectives to achieve are presented; meaning the goals intended to be attained at the end of the investigation. As a justification, the investigation group presents the main reasons why the development of this graduation work is important and what its contributions to the students and teachers from the Foreign Language Department would be. The investigation was supported by different theories conducted by some linguists and researchers and all this information was part of the literature that was previously studied and that was available in regards the investigation topic. As the hypothesis, it was established that “The use of mother tongue as an academic tool has positive effects in the grammar accuracy level of students” which was then tested through some technics and instruments such as a writing assessment(paragraph), diagnostic test(exam) and observation (Check list). Those instruments were implemented to a total of fifty-four students and to two teachers who were taken as a sample from a population enrolled in the semester II, 2018 of the first year of the B.A. in Modern Languages: Specialization in French and English, taking the subject Intermediate Intensive English I.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gramática ; Lengua materna
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Lenguas Modernas: Especialidad en Frances e Inglés
Depositing User: Msc Carlos Ferrer
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 14:31
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 14:33
URI: http://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/20472

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