To find out the nature and causes of errors in written expression of students in English the Investigator worked on the research problem â€œA study of nature and Causes of Errors in Written Expression of Students at Senior Secondary level in English Subjectâ€. The objectives of the study are (1). To prepare a diagnostic test to identify and classify errors in written expression. (2). To find out the extent errors in term of percentage committed by students. The hypotheses formulated by investigator are (1) there is no significance difference in the attainment score of boys and girls on diagnostic test. (2) The errors are due to certain factors like inadequate teaching, Social and Economical background and Hindi medium schools. 120 students were selected randomly to conduct study. As a tool investigator used a diagnostic test containing descriptive and grammatical questions in English. After conducting study it was found that causes of errors in English were (1) Local influence (2) Effect of family and school background. (3) Incomplete knowledge given by teacher (4) Lake of interest in English. (5) English as a second language.
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