The prominent role of collocation in achieving second language proficiency

Shahryari Negin and Ali, M. S. and Mallika, N (2013) The prominent role of collocation in achieving second language proficiency. Asian Journal of Development Matters, 7 (2). pp. 263-276. ISSN 0976-4674

Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
Official URL:


The subject of collocation has become a widespread matter among linguists and also lexicographers. Linguistically researchers� concord that collocation is a fascinating part due to words is eager to attract each other as well as in each language the vocabulary includes single or multiword's statements. One of the difficulties that students may confront in learning English as a second or foreign language is the disability of using the correct form of word combinations. The problem of matching word which is called �collocability� in linguistics is the matter that is usually troublesome for non-native speakers of English. In simple terms a collocation can be defined as a pair or group of words that are often used together. The purpose of this study is to indicate teaching collocations strategies as well as how non-native speakers can overcome their problem in acquiring collocations in second language. In other words how teacher can teach collocations to non-native speakers. It is worth mentioning that teaching and acquiring collocations play significant role in learning second language.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Kannada (KIKS)
Divisions: Department of > Institute of Kannada Studies
Depositing User: Arshiya Kousar Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2019 09:05
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2019 09:05

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item