IDENTIFICATION OF THE FIRST-YEAR NON-ENGLISH MAJORED STUDENTS’ PRONUNCIATION MISTAKES IN PRONOUNCING -ED ENDING AT HAIPHONG UNIVERSITY
This paper presents a study of “Identification of the non-English majored
students’ pronunciation mistakes in pronouncing “ed” ending at Haiphong university”.
The samples consist of thirty two non-English majored students at the first semester in a
class of Haiphong university. This research uses the quantitative method. This paper
aims to show the mistakes that the students made in pronouncing the -ed ending. The
research shows that many mistakes in pronouncing the -ed ending were made by the
students. The -ed ending pronounced as /id/ was the easiest for the students to pronounce
exactly with the least mistakes made by them. The -ed ending pronounced as /t/ and /d/
were pronounced like Vietnamese sounds by a number of the students; “ed” ending was
not pronounced or mispronounced by some of the students. These findings became the
base for the English teacher to design and implement English teaching tasks that helped
the students correct the mistakes.