INTERFERENCE OF MOTHER'S TONGUE (URDU) IN THE SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING (ENGLISH) AMONG THE STUDENTS OF MINHAJ UNIVERSITY

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HAMNA ZAFAR*

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Under the shadow of the inescapable fact that learning L2 (Second or Foreign Language) especially English in this global village is mandatory for academia in developing countries, thereupon, Pakistan faces akin conditions where learners are exposed to Urdu as National Language and English as Academic and Official Language besides L1 (First Language, Mother Tongue, Primary Language or Native Language). Within this confused sequential multilingualism, few achieve native-like accuracy or fluency or both, while others fall a prey to influence of L1 in L2. The current study extends to explore the different types of interferences Pakistani Urdu (L1) speakers face while learning English as Second Language.

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HAMNA ZAFAR*. (2022). INTERFERENCE OF MOTHER’S TONGUE (URDU) IN THE SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING (ENGLISH) AMONG THE STUDENTS OF MINHAJ UNIVERSITY. MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF INSTRUCTION (MDJI), 4(1), 22-33. Retrieved from http://journal.mdji.org/index.php/MDJI/article/view/86
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