|Institution:||Högskolan i Halmstad|
|Keywords:||Interlanguage; Intralanguage; transfer; English; English; Engelska; humaniora/teologi; Humanities, Theology|
|Full text PDF:||http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-2498|
People in Sweden are exposed to the English language on a daily basis. This essay aims to study to what extent the mother tongue of Swedish pupils affects their writing in English in a negative way, called negative transfer. The material is based on a collection of English essays written by Swedish students, which has been searched for errors.