Improving English Spelling of Class IV Students of Namgaycholing Primary School

Laxuman Gurung *

Namgaycholing Primary School, Tashicholing, Samtse, Bhutan.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

This research is being carried out with the main objective, of studying how I can improve the English spelling of class IV students at Namgaycholing Primary School. The intent of the study has originated from my own experiences and shortcomings in the field of English spelling learning and teaching.  Students' performance in language classes and the marks obtained in the examination became a concern and through observation, poor spelling abilities were the major cause. So as the researcher, this research project intends to make students learning English as a ‘Second Language’ become good spellers by improving their reading, writing, and communication skills. In this study, data was collected by analyzing documents of students which are notebooks, test papers, and exam papers. The documents collected were from all 36 grade four students. The documents analyzed for the data covered all the types of learners in the classroom. The study brought changes in the spelling abilities of students learning English. As my focus was on improving spelling skills through using various strategies in the classroom, achieving this objective brought immense improvement in their spelling. Hence students became good spellers and were encouraged to do better.

Keywords: Second language, students, learning English, good spellers


How to Cite

Gurung , L. (2024). Improving English Spelling of Class IV Students of Namgaycholing Primary School. Asian Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, 7(2), 224–239. Retrieved from https://journalajl2c.com/index.php/AJL2C/article/view/180

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