Identification of Common EFL Errors in Writings of Kosovar Freshmen

  • Sermin Turtulla Ass.Prof.Dr., Faculty of Philology
  • Elsev Brina Lopar

Abstract

This descriptive study aims to identify the most common English language errors committed by EFL freshmen of the second largest university in Kosova. Data was collected from a corpus of hand-written essays from 210 freshmen in English Language and Literature Department at University of Prizren during the winter semester of 2016/2017 academic year. Data was analyzed using frequency count and percentage distribution. Findings of the study revealed that faulty use of prepositions and present simple tense made up almost half of the total number of errors committed.
Published
Dec 29, 2018
How to Cite
TURTULLA, Sermin; LOPAR, Elsev Brina. Identification of Common EFL Errors in Writings of Kosovar Freshmen. European Journal of Language and Literature, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 4, p. 31-42, dec. 2018. ISSN 2411-4103. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejls/article/view/3920>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejls.v4i4.p31-42.