Subject-verb Agreement Violation in Productive Skills in Vietnamese’s English Learning: A Case Study


  • Dung Thi Kim Pham Dong Thap University


subject-verb agreement, violation, productive skills, Vietnamese’s English learning


This case study makes an investigation on subject-verb violation in productive skills in the participant’s different states of mood to see if certain mistakes are made in writing, will the same types of mistakes be made in speaking and vice versa. Besides, the study is also going to explore if the learner makes more mistakes in writing or speaking and why this happens. Another focus of this case study is to see if emotional state has any influence on learner’s productive skills. The results have shown that more mistakes were made in speaking than in writing and when the learner was in stressed or tensed mood, more mistakes were made than she was in normal mood and that similar mistakes were made in both of these productive skills.

Author Biography

Dung Thi Kim Pham, Dong Thap University

Foreign languages Education Faculty


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How to Cite

Pham, D. T. K. (2015). Subject-verb Agreement Violation in Productive Skills in Vietnamese’s English Learning: A Case Study. Asian Journal of Education and E-Learning, 3(1). Retrieved from