An Analysis of factors in the First Language (Thai) that Influence the Learning of the Second Language (English)

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Benjawan Tipprachaban


The purpose of this non-empirical study was to analyze the factors in L1 (Thai) that influence L2 learning (English) in Thai learners. It consisted of four sections. The first one is an introduction. The second one is an introduction to the Thai language and the English language. The third section illustrates the differences in syntax between Thai and English. Numerous supporting studies were reviewed, including a discussion of whether the Thai and English languages have an effect on L2 learning. The conclusion was drawn in light of numerous related studies and other recent empirical studies that support the conclusion in the final section. According to many studies reviewed in this paper, it was determined that intralingual errors, not interlingual errors or L1 interference, are the primary source of errors in learners’ L2 production.

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Tipprachaban, B. (2023). An Analysis of factors in the First Language (Thai) that Influence the Learning of the Second Language (English). Parichart Journal, 36(1), 212–229.
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