The Non-Native Speakers Errors in the Use of the Arabic Definite Article

Mahmoud Aldeeky


This paper attempts to investigate the nature of errors by non-native speaker learners in the use of the Arabic definite article,  and to find the causes of these errors , such as  L1 interference , the student’s previous study , the concept he has developed about the target language , and  the learning and teaching environment represented by the teacher, the curriculum, the media and the community.


Arabic definite article; Error analysis; Malay Language, Second language learning

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