Intralingual Errors in Second Language Teaching: A Humanistic Approach

Dr. P. Prabhavathy

Professor of English, Department of Science and Humanities, KGiSL Institute of Technology, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore – 641035

Keywords: writing, intralingual errors, humanistic approach, error analysis (EA), testing


The ability to communicate in English allows one to see beyond one’s current level of achievement. In this study, the humanistic approach will be introduced along with its significance for language instruction, specifically second language teaching and learning also find out what kinds of exercises students are given to assist them in building the four language skills i.e. LSRW in a classroom setting is also helpful. The pupils’ communicative skills are reflected in error analysis and remedial instruction. Similarly, for English language learners, “writing” proficiency is crucial. When it comes to writing assignments of any kind, the majority of English language learners make a lot of mistakes. An investigation of intralingual errors made when writing “Tense shift” exercises via dictation in the classroom.


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