Friday, February 09, 2007

Language Transfer: Ten Languages

The lists at the link below give details of ten languages and the features that may transfer to English and thus cause errors for the ESL writers who are native speakers of those languages. Some of the error types may be more common at beginning levels


  1. Thanks for listing this link. English not our primary language, so We will use our language to think.It lists many differences between English and our languages. It is a reminder for me, and it is very useful.

  2. Dear Vanessa!

    Thanks for your link! Every one of us knows that English is not native language for us. Anyone will to see a difference between native and second language. It will to help to understand those mistakes we are always making.



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