Some Common Punctuation Errors Made by Third-Year Secondary School Students: A case Study at Almajd Secondary School – Alkhums.
Ehwas, Eshtewi Eshtewi
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This paper is to investigate some punctuation errors made by third-year students in writing. The researcher suggested that there are some errors made by students in using capital letters, comma and apostrophe. Therefore a sample of 50 third-year students selected randomly from Almajd secondary school- Alkhums city was given two tests (pre-test & post- test) as tools for collecting data. The result revealed that there are some common errors .Furthermore; the result revealed that there were significant differences in the number of errors among the students due to the insufficient exercises, lack of practice and explanation to these types of punctuation marks. Besides, there were errors due to L1 interference.