Developing writing skill in english of secondary school students: A process approach
Asmita Ghosh, Prasanta Gayen, Subir Sen
Writing skill is the skill of expressing thoughts, ideas, feelings etc. in written form.For becoming a good and successful writer one must have to acquire mastery over the language and the skill of writing. But there needs extra effort and concentration if the language is other than the mother tongue. And for this practice and effort are essential and must. The present research work deals with the problems that the secondary school students have to face in acquiring the skill of writing in the second language (English) in India. Besides all these, it also suggests some probable solutions to such problems. The researchers have reviewed some research articles and books of other writers and have sorted out basic problems that the secondary school students of India face while acquiring the skill of writing in the second language. They have also categorized the problems and gave tentative solutions to such problem. The present status of second language in India and specifically in West Bengal is also discussed. The result reveals that the present condition of second language in Indian education system is very poor and not satisfactory. Government should take some necessary steps to uplift English language from this present distressed condition.