English and Mauritian Creole: A Reflection on How the Vocabulary, Grammar and Syntax of the Two Languages Create Difficulties for Learners

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Kobita Kumari Jugnauth;
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
  • Journal: International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature (issn: 2200-3592, eissn: 2200-3452)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.7n.2p.204
  • Subject: Learning English, Mauritian Creole, difficulties, linguistic, vocabulary | Philology. Linguistics | P1-1091 | English literature | PR1-9680

The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the various linguistic reasons that cause Mauritian students to experience difficulties while learning English. As Mauritius is a former British and French colony, most Mauritians are bilinguals. Both English and French are com... View more
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