• Mr. Lakhyajit Chiring Assistant Professor, Department of English, Sadiya College, Affiliated to Dibrugarh University, Chapakhowa, Tinsukia, Assam - 786157


Influence, mother tongue, L1, L2, advantages, disadvantages, comparison


This paper is aimed to show the influence of mother tongue in ELT classes and the advantages and disadvantages. English deserves to be regarded as the world language in general and is a compulsory language in the educational system of our country in particular. It is taught as a second language in our schools, colleges and universities. The researcher has conducted a survey in 22 schools and 2 degree-colleges wherein he had interacted with 3 hundred students. The study is divided into three chapters. The first chapter deals with the systematic cooperative and constructive analysis of usage in both Assamese and English languages with concrete examples. The second chapter deals with the history of the English language in India. The third or final chapter deals with the positive and negative influences of the L1 in the learning of L2.


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Mr. Lakhyajit Chiring. (2022). THE INFLUENCE OF MOTHER TONGUE IN ELT CLASSES AND THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 8(11). Retrieved from