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A '''fossilised error''' or '''fossilized error''' (/fɒsɪlaɪzd erə/)  is an [[error]] made by learners where incorrect language becomes a habit and cannot easily be [[error correction|corrected]].<ref>''How To Teach English,'' [http://www.icaltefl.com/fossilized-errors-in-tefl “Fossilized errors in TEFL”]. ICALTEFL.</ref>
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A '''fossilised error''' or '''fossilized error''' (/fɒsɪlaɪzd {{e}}rər/)  is an [[error]] made by learners where incorrect language becomes a habit and cannot easily be [[error correction|corrected]].<ref>''How To Teach English,'' [http://www.icaltefl.com/fossilized-errors-in-tefl “Fossilized errors in TEFL”]. ICALTEFL.</ref>
  
 
Fossilised errors have to be [[unlearning|unlearnt]].
 
Fossilised errors have to be [[unlearning|unlearnt]].

Latest revision as of 20:48, 26 April 2019

A fossilised error or fossilized error (/fɒsɪlaɪzd erər/) is an error made by learners where incorrect language becomes a habit and cannot easily be corrected.[1]

Fossilised errors have to be unlearnt.

The process that leads to fossilised errors is called fossilisation.

References[edit]

  1. How To Teach English, “Fossilized errors in TEFL”. ICALTEFL.