Difficulties of Building English Sentences in Writing


This study aims at investigating the problems of writing correct English sentences as for the Sudanese students of secondary schools. The study applied the descriptive and the analytical methods beside the statistical tools so as to achieve the desired goals. Therefore, the researcher used both questionnaire for teachers (31teachers) and test for students (25 students). The most important findings are: 1. Most of the Sudanese students at secondary school are not acquainted with parts of speech. 2. The periods allocated for writing skills are extremely rare. 3. Teachers, encouragement for students concerning writing skills is entirely rare. 4. There is a complete absence in teaching lessons of English structure. 5. Students' mistakes in writing skills are not discussed in the presence of students. Thus the study recommended that: there should be a sort of modification in the Sudanese secondary schools syllabus through introducing a lot of periods concerning English structure besides focusing on literature periods, for it is the main source of vocabulary.

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Saber Ahmed Hago Eissa, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
Badraddin Alawad Babikir Balal, Sirte University, Libya

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Conference: IICLL2015
Stream: Language education

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