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dc.contributor.advisor Molotja, T. W. Fankomo, Nthabiseng Charity 2023-04-26T12:46:56Z 2023-04-26T12:46:56Z 2022
dc.description Thesis (M.Ed. (Language Education)) -- University of Limpopo, 2022 en_US
dc.description.abstract This study investigates challenges grade 12 learners experience in essay writing in English first additional language (EFAL). Nine Grade 12 learners and 3 EFAL educators at Mothimako high school participated in the study. The method used in this study is qualitative method and it is used to get both teachers and learners experiences in depth detail regarding the challenges faced by learners in essay writing. Furthermore, the tools used to collect data are documents analysis, questionnaires, and observation. The study is underpinned by the Social Constructivism Learning theory. The researcher presented profiles of the school and EFAL teachers. The findings suggest that learners face a number of challenges with essay writing. The major challenges identified include the lack of resources, overcrowded classrooms, poor teaching methods and poor foundation skills of EFAL which led to poor grammatical competence. The study recommends that scaffolding be practiced when teaching the skill, conducive learning environments be created so learners learn the writing skill in a free, comfortable environment, support be provided in terms of writing materials, regular workshops be conducted to equip teachers with the writing skill, conducting workshops for parents so they could be aware how they could be involved in their children's education and lastly, encourage learners to work in groups if they are to learn the skill. en_US
dc.format.extent [viii],135 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.requires PDF en_US
dc.subject Vocabulary en_US
dc.subject Communication in education en_US
dc.subject Peer teaching en_US
dc.subject Creative writing (Secondary education) en_US
dc.subject Concord en_US
dc.subject Cohesion (Linguistics) en_US
dc.subject Peer pressure en_US
dc.subject Motivation in education en_US
dc.subject Peer pressure en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Creative writing (Secondary education) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh English language -- Study and teaching en_US
dc.subject.lcsh English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Vocabulary en_US
dc.title Challenges experienced by grade 12 english first additional language learners in essay writing at Mothimako Secondary School : Kgakotlou Circuit, under Capricon South District, Limpopo Province. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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