Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 38, Pages: 1-4
K. Poomalar*, S. Sinthu and T. Arul Prakash
Department of Science and Humanities, M Kumarasamy College of Engineering (Autonomous), Karur, Tamilnadu, India; [email protected], [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Department of Science and Humanities, M Kumarasamy College of Engineering (Autonomous), Karur, Tamilnadu, India; [email protected]
Objectives: To analyse the writing skills of professional students at the undergraduate level and also to suggest some of the ways to rectify their mistakes and refine their writing. Methods/statistical analysis: To test the professional students’ writing skills, 10 students were selected and were allowed to answer the questionnaire given to them. The answer scripts were evaluated by English faculty members mainly to project the mistakes of the students in their writing. Findings: High achievers in English (HAs) and low achievers in English (LAs) were identified through the evaluation. It was also found that professional students made more mistakes in grammar part, specifically, tense forms, prepositions, articles, etc. Application/improvements: Ways to improve their writing skills are suggested.
Keywords: Writing Skills, English Language, Low Achievers, High Achievers
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