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Title: faulty comparison in the writing of saudi secondary school graduates: identification and remedy
Author(s): mohammed kasim harmoush
Source: J. King Saud Univ, Vol.16, Arts (2),

Abstract: this study is primarily intended to investigate the faulty cases of comparison in the writings of the Saudi secondary school graduates. Fifty compositions have been randomly chosen from about two hundred compositions written by male and female students. They were taken directly from students’ exam scripts, and are intended to measure students’ proficiency in English, as a foreign language. The study revealed 23 errors in the fifty compositions examined, at a rate of about 0.46 errors in every composition. Male students scored 12, and female students scored 11 errors...

Addresses: department of english college of arts, king saud university, riyadh, saudi arabia..

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