The Relationship between English Language Learners' Perceptions towards Classroom Oral Error Corrections and Their Pronunciation Accuracy

Afshin Peerdadeh Beiranvand, Ali Entezamara
2016 International Journal of English Linguistics  
<p>Inevitably, language learners make mistakes, and teachers correct them. It is, also, crystal clear that language learners have different attitudes towards error and error correction strategies. Needless to say, language teachers' awareness of language learners' perceptions towards error and error correction strategies can heighten the quality and the quantity of language teaching and learning process. This study based on the findings of a questionnaire and a test given to 82 male and female
more » ... 82 male and female English language learners in Iran Language Institute (ILI) investigates: 1) whether ILI English language learners have positive or negative attitudes towards classroom oral error corrections; 2) whether there is a relationship between ILI English language learners' perceptions towards classroom oral error corrections and their pronunciation accuracy; 3) if there is a relationship between ILI learners' gender and their attitudes towards classroom oral error corrections. The findings of this study show that ILI English language learners have absolutely positive attitudes towards classroom oral error corrections, which means they want to be corrected. The findings, also, show that there is not any significant relationship between ILI English language learners' perceptions towards classroom oral error corrections and their pronunciation accuracy. The findings, also, show that there is not any significant relationship between ILI English language learners' perceptions towards classroom oral error corrections and their gender.</p>
doi:10.5539/ijel.v6n7p1 fatcat:4wxiauvx6vd5lcfshjcl2b55rq