Tertiary Students' Perceptions Regarding the Challenges to Develop Writing Skills

Susmita S. Shuvra, Sukanto Roy


Writing is the pivotal skill for the communicative purposes. In the tertiary level, the learners in Bangladesh encounter different types of problems in developing writing skills. However, this is very essential for them to recognize the problems and work out with that. This study is qualitative in nature, analyzes the problems in developing writing skills at the tertiary level in Bangladesh. This is based on secondary data. The data are collected from the other researchers’ research papers. Due to the pandemic situation, it could not be possible to collect primary data. The paper starts with describing the background of the writing skills, and approaches in Bangladesh. It also discussed the perspectives of the learners’ and teachers’ about the developing process of writing skills. Based on the previous research, it represents that lack of enthusiasm of instructors, lack of motivation of learners, institutional constraints hinder the process of developing writing skills at the tertiary level. The paper provides some proposals for resolving the problems that inhibit the process of developing writing skills. At last, this study suggested the implications of further research for identifying the other’s challenges and find out the infusion of the challenges. This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijelt.v9n1p46


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