The Influence of Mother Tongue On Learners Performance in Written English at Primary Level: A Case Study of Semuto Subcounty, Nakaseke District,

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration

Approval ii

Dedication iii

Acknowledgements iv

Table of Contents v

List of Tables vii

Acronyms viii

Abstract iv

CHAPTER ONE 1

1 .0 introduction

1. 1 Background of the study 1

1 .2 Statement of the Problem 2

1 .3 General Objective 2

1 .4 Speciflc Objectives 2

1 .5 Research Questions 3

1.6 Scope of the Study 3

1.7 Significance 4

CHAPTER TWO 5

LITERATURE REVIEW 5

2.0 Introduction 5

2.1 Theoretical basis for the Study 5

2.2 Language Writing 9

2.2. 1 Some other acceptable rules 11

2.3 Factors Affecting Writing 11

2.4 Effects of Mother Tongue in Written English 12

CHAPTER THREE 14

METHODOLOGY 14

3.0 Introduction 14

3. 1 Research Design 14

3.2 Sample Framework 14

3.2.1 Sample Size 14

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3.2.3 Sampling Technique and Procedure .15

3.3 Methods 15

3.3. 1 Instruments used for Data Collection 1 5

3.3.2 Sources of Data 16

3.4 Data Analysis 16

3.5 Ethical Consicleratjon 17

3.6 Limitations 17

3.7 Delimitations 18

CHAPTER FOUR 19

DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 19

4.0 Introduction 19

4.1 Demographic Characteristics of Respondents 19

4.2 Analysis and Interpretation of Data for Hypothesis One 19

4.3 Discussion of Results 21

CHAPTER FIVE 24

SUMMARY, RECOMMENDATION AND CONCLUSION 24

5.0 Introduction 24

5.1 Summary 24

5.2 Conclusion 24

5.3 Recommendations 25

REFERENCES 27

APPENDICES

APPENDIX A: QUESTIONNAIRE FOR TEACHERS 28

APPENDIX B: BUDGET 29

APPENDIX C: WORK PLAN 30 

ABSTRACT This rcsearch aimed at finding out the influence of mother tongue on learners performance in written English at primary level. The researcher found out how mother tongue affect the performance of learners in written English, the effects of mother tongue on the performance of learners in written English and analyse the strategies to minimize mother tongue effects on the performance in English in Semuto Sub-county primary schools. Stratified sampling and random sampling techniques were used in this research so that each individual was given the same chance of being included in the sample. The instrument for data collection was a questionnaire. Thc number of participants involved was fifty. From thc rcsults it was found out that there has been an influence of mother tongue on learners performance in written English at primary level. The relationship between the two variables therefore exists. The evidence is clearly indicatcd from what the subjects wrote in their English language evaluation test.

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CISSY, A (2022). The Influence of Mother Tongue On Learners Performance in Written English at Primary Level: A Case Study of Semuto Subcounty, Nakaseke District,. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-mother-tongue-on-learners-performance-in-written-english-at-primary-level-a-case-study-of-semuto-subcounty-nakaseke-district

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CISSY, AWOR "The Influence of Mother Tongue On Learners Performance in Written English at Primary Level: A Case Study of Semuto Subcounty, Nakaseke District," Afribary. Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-mother-tongue-on-learners-performance-in-written-english-at-primary-level-a-case-study-of-semuto-subcounty-nakaseke-district. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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CISSY, AWOR . "The Influence of Mother Tongue On Learners Performance in Written English at Primary Level: A Case Study of Semuto Subcounty, Nakaseke District,". Afribary, Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-mother-tongue-on-learners-performance-in-written-english-at-primary-level-a-case-study-of-semuto-subcounty-nakaseke-district >.

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CISSY, AWOR . "The Influence of Mother Tongue On Learners Performance in Written English at Primary Level: A Case Study of Semuto Subcounty, Nakaseke District," Afribary (2022). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-mother-tongue-on-learners-performance-in-written-english-at-primary-level-a-case-study-of-semuto-subcounty-nakaseke-district