Investigating Lexical Errors and Their Effect on University Students’ Written Performance in Sudan


The aim of this study is to investigate the lexical errors and their effect on university students’ written performance. The researcher used the descriptive analytical approach. Data has been collected through a questionnaire for university English language teachers, and a composition test for the university students from different English departments. The findings showed that university students make lexical errors because of many factors chief among them is the interference of the mother tongue.

Keywords: Lexical errors – Written performance- Mother tongue interference

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 58-72 (Download PDF)

Creative Commons Licence
This work by European American Journals is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License