International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 11, Issue 8, August 2021 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


English Language Attrition Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic. What Happens When Schools Close?
      Sara Zinyuk, Josiah Mwachi Waiti
Abstract: This study sought to establish aspects of written English grammar that incurred attrition due to the long closure of schools amidst Covid-19 pandemic. Kenyan secondary school students learn listening and speaking, reading and writing skills through English, the language of instruction (LOI), a second language which attrited dismally amidst the Covid-19 pandemic making educators, teachers of English and the general Kenyan public worried. Language attrition in Kenyan secondary schools was three-fold. First, as a result of declining use of English as a second language by students who changed their linguistic environment, that is students’ discontinued contact with the L2 in classroom practices.

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Sara Zinyuk, Josiah Mwachi Waiti (2021); English Language Attrition Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic. What Happens When Schools Close?; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 11(8) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.11.08.2021.p11615
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