A Study on Acquisition of Korean EFL College Students' Indefinite Article

한국학생들의 부정관사 습득에 관한 연구

  • 김경훈 (광주여자대학교 경찰법학과)
  • Published : 2006.02.01

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to research the process of Korean students' acquiring the indefinite article. To research this , we will propose two subjects of study as below. The first subject is that we will examine whether there will be any differences of the acquisition in the indefinite article between gender, male and female. The second subject is that we will examine whether there are any differences of the acquisition by the degree of proficiency at English. The subject of a sample survey was 115 female and 80 male students, total 195 students, who take English courses as a required subject at 'C' university in Gwangju. The necessary data for this study was obtained by the Questionnaires with 19 questions about the indefinite article. The data analyzing method was ANOVA(analysis of variance between groups) through the statistics program SPSS 12.0. As a consequences of this study we found that the side of the acquisition in the indefinite article between gender, male and female is closely related in the data result of the questions and the side of the acquisition by the level of proficiency at English has the meaningful data result of 14 questions at the questionaries.

Keywords

Indefinite Article;Gender;Proficiency;Acquisition