GENDER DIFFERENCE AND L2 WRITING

Abdul Saeed, Dr. Mamuna Ghani, Mohammad Ramzan

Abstract


Different researchers tried to find out the proficiency difference in Second Language Learning between male and female gender. Most of these researchers found women as better language learners than their counterparts. The present study was also an attempt to investigate the idea of gender difference in learning Second Language through a composition test. Errors of only Past Indefinite tense were analysed. The subjects of the study were the students of Graduation level at Bahawalpur City, Pakistan. Quantitative research paradigm was followed by the researcher for the present study. The data were collected through composition test based on free writing. Results revealed that the female students committed less errors of L2 writing as compared to male students. Thus, females can be said better language learners than males.


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