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Crystal, D. (2003) English as a Global Language. 2nd Edition, The Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511486999

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  • TITLE: Writing Problems of Non-English Major Undergraduate Students in Bangladesh: An Observation

    AUTHORS: Shagia Afrin

    KEYWORDS: Writing Problems, Non-English Major, Undergraduates, Private University

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.4 No.3, March 17, 2016

    ABSTRACT: Writing is considered a productive skill and useful tool for learning process. It is the most used skill in evaluating students’ performance in almost all levels of education. In Bangladesh, tertiary level students still face enormous writing problems in English. The present study aims to explore writing problems of non-English major undergraduate students at a private university in Bangladesh. The study was conducted on 89 non-English major undergraduate students from different departments studying at Stamford University Bangladesh. The data were taken through document collection and questionnaire. Moreover, a semi-structured interview on twelve teachers has been conducted to reflect their attitudes and opinion on students’ English writing problems. In addition, a few recommendations are provided on the basis of the result. This study could help the teachers to resolve the problems and find some strategies to improve students’ writing in English.