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Addis Ababa University

1. ABDU, MOHAMMED. READING PREFERENCES OF GRADE 11 STUDENTS IN ADDIS ABABA .

Degree: 2012, Addis Ababa University

The main purpose of this study was to investigate and identify 11th grade students' reading preferences in Addis Ababa. The subject of the study were 300 randomly selected students from four government secondary schools. To achieve the objective of the study, a questionnaire was designed and administered to the students. The questionnaire had two major parts: part one aimed at getting background information and part two was concerned with a reading preference inventory; i.e. students were asked to choose and rank their 10 best reading topics, titles and texts. These topics, titles and texts were del iberately designed in order to cross-check the validity of the respondents' responses. The results of the study indicated that students' attitudes towards the given reading topics, titles and texts were similar irrespective of sex. Both males and females chose the same top ten reading topics, but there was a difference in ranking within the top ten choices. Thus, males preferred in descending order of popularity: detective stories, adventure stories, research and technology, love stories, humour, health, sports, biography, culture and sex education. Females preferred love stories, humour, health, biography, research and technology, sports, culture, sex education, detective stories, and adventure stories, in a descending order. On the basis of the findings, recommendations concerning the kinds of reading texts to be included in the textbooks, the development of students' attitudes towards English written materials, and the need for further investigation on students' reading preferences are stated. Advisors/Committee Members: Dr. R.B. Hicks (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: READING PREFERENCES; GRADE 11 Sl'UDENTS

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APA (6th Edition):

ABDU, M. (2012). READING PREFERENCES OF GRADE 11 STUDENTS IN ADDIS ABABA . (Thesis). Addis Ababa University. Retrieved from http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2206

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

ABDU, MOHAMMED. “READING PREFERENCES OF GRADE 11 STUDENTS IN ADDIS ABABA .” 2012. Thesis, Addis Ababa University. Accessed October 13, 2019. http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2206.

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

ABDU, MOHAMMED. “READING PREFERENCES OF GRADE 11 STUDENTS IN ADDIS ABABA .” 2012. Web. 13 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

ABDU M. READING PREFERENCES OF GRADE 11 STUDENTS IN ADDIS ABABA . [Internet] [Thesis]. Addis Ababa University; 2012. [cited 2019 Oct 13]. Available from: http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2206.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

ABDU M. READING PREFERENCES OF GRADE 11 STUDENTS IN ADDIS ABABA . [Thesis]. Addis Ababa University; 2012. Available from: http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2206

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Addis Ababa University

2. Guta, Kedida. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRE8r.MEN ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS AT A~U MAIN CAMPUS .

Degree: 2012, Addis Ababa University

The main objective of this study is to examine some of the causes anci occurrences of the spelling errors of the freshmen Et hi oni en students and thereby account for these errors. According to Error Analysis (EA) theories and interlanguage (IL) studies, the learners' errors are developmental and systematic by nature. The systematicity in the error data indicates a more or less natural progression (development) in the learners' acquisition of English language showing adherence to "learner-generated' or 'builtin' syllabus" (see Corder 1981) i.e, the stages of development in learning English. To verify the c leirns of E.A and IL studies with regard tot he 0 ccu rrences 0 f the 1ear n8r s' spell ing ..a tot a 1 0 f 140 freshmen Ethiorian students with differing mother-tongue (MTl and backgrouncis were given two tests i,e, dictation and composition writing. The same composition tests were also given to 24 multilingual group of children at the English Community School (ECS). The spelling errors obtained from each test written by the Ethiopian group were superficially c16ssified into categories induced by the error types, These errors were then further classified into the clearest error patterns that emerged and were given psycholinguistic explanations, - ii - These patterns were cross-checked with the nature of the spellinB errors obtained from the ECS ~roup of children. Moreover. spelling error patterns ~f the Ethiopian group were compared to the stases in the developmental spelling errors of the native (English) children that Marr,o Wood has established. The result of this study, therefore. revealed that the spelling errors of the freshmen Ethiopian students could be accounted for by three factors n~mely: (a) those errors directly related to LI interference upon TL (English) (b) those errors of intralinGual confusions (c) those errors caused by LI interference but also reinforced by intralina,ual confusion. Moreover, the soelling errors of the freshmen group matched si~nificantly, with the phonetic and transitional stages of dev8lopmental spellin~ errors established by Wood. The majority of the error patterns were also found out to be similar to the nature of the ECS group of children. In addition. it was found that students are likely to make less spellins errors in composition than in dictation writin~ tests when the error percentages are computed against words correctly spelt in these tests. Advisors/Committee Members: Dr. R.B. Hicks, (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: SPELLING ERRORS; ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS

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APA (6th Edition):

Guta, K. (2012). AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRE8r.MEN ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS AT A~U MAIN CAMPUS . (Thesis). Addis Ababa University. Retrieved from http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2133

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Guta, Kedida. “AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRE8r.MEN ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS AT A~U MAIN CAMPUS .” 2012. Thesis, Addis Ababa University. Accessed October 13, 2019. http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2133.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Guta, Kedida. “AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRE8r.MEN ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS AT A~U MAIN CAMPUS .” 2012. Web. 13 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Guta K. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRE8r.MEN ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS AT A~U MAIN CAMPUS . [Internet] [Thesis]. Addis Ababa University; 2012. [cited 2019 Oct 13]. Available from: http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2133.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Guta K. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRE8r.MEN ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS AT A~U MAIN CAMPUS . [Thesis]. Addis Ababa University; 2012. Available from: http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2133

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation


Addis Ababa University

3. Guta, Kedida. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRESHMEN ETHIDPIAN STUDENTS AT AAU MA H! C/\MPUS .

Degree: 2012, Addis Ababa University

The main objective of this study is to examine some of the causes and occurrences of the spelling errors of the freshmen Ethiopian students and thereby accounffor these errors. According to Error Analysis (EA) theories and interlanguage (IL) studies, the learners' errors are developmental and systematic by nature. The systematicity in the error data indicates a more or less natural progression (development) in the learners' acquisition of English language showing adherence to "learner-generated' or 'builtin' syllabus" (see Cord8r 1981) i.e. the stages of development in learning English. To verify the claims of EA and IL studies with rega~ to the occurrences of the learners' spelling, a total of 140 freshmen Ethiorian students with differing mother-tongue (MT) and backgrounds were given two tests i,e, dictation and composition writing. The same composition tests were also given to 24 multilingual group of children at the English Community School (ECS). The spelling errors obtainerl from each test written by the Ethiopian group were superficially classified into categories induced by the error types, These errors were then further classified into the clearest error patterns that emerged and were given psycholinguistic explanations. !! - - ii - These patterns were cross-checked with the nature of the spelling errors obtained from the ECS group of children. Moreover, spelling error patterns ~f the Ethiopian group were compared to the sta~es in the developmental spelling errors of the native (English) children thAt Marr,o Wood has 8sta~lished. The result of this study, therefore, revealed that the spelling errors of the freshmen Ethiopian students could be accounted for by three factors namely: (a) those errors directly related to LI interference upon TL (English) (b) those errors of intralingual confusions (c) those errors caused by LI interference but also reinforced by intralin~ual confusion. Moreover. the soellins errors of the freshmen group matched si~nificantly, with the phonetic and transitional stages of developmental spellin~ errors established by Wood. The majority of the error patterns were also found out to be similar to the nature of the ECS group of children. In addition. it was found that stud3nts are likely to make less spelling errors in composition than in dictation writin~ tests when the error percentages are computed a~ainst words correctly spelt in these tssts. Advisors/Committee Members: Dr. R.B. Hicks (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: SPELLING ERRORS; ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS

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APA (6th Edition):

Guta, K. (2012). AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRESHMEN ETHIDPIAN STUDENTS AT AAU MA H! C/\MPUS . (Thesis). Addis Ababa University. Retrieved from http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2135

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Guta, Kedida. “AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRESHMEN ETHIDPIAN STUDENTS AT AAU MA H! C/\MPUS .” 2012. Thesis, Addis Ababa University. Accessed October 13, 2019. http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2135.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Guta, Kedida. “AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRESHMEN ETHIDPIAN STUDENTS AT AAU MA H! C/\MPUS .” 2012. Web. 13 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Guta K. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRESHMEN ETHIDPIAN STUDENTS AT AAU MA H! C/\MPUS . [Internet] [Thesis]. Addis Ababa University; 2012. [cited 2019 Oct 13]. Available from: http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2135.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Guta K. AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PATTERNS OF SPELLING ERRORS OF FRESHMEN ETHIDPIAN STUDENTS AT AAU MA H! C/\MPUS . [Thesis]. Addis Ababa University; 2012. Available from: http://etd.aau.edu.et/dspace/handle/123456789/2135

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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