Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Education

Degree Discipline



This thesis contains a study of some aspects of freshman English as taught at Prairie View State College during the semester of 1939-1940.

The contents of the folders of thirty-seven students was studied to determine the prevalence of certain errors.

This thesis also contains a study of the Vocabulary Section of the Freshman English Placement Test. This study was made for the purpose of showing the error frequencies made by one hundred five freshmen students in the Vocabulary Section of the Freshman English Placement Test - Form III, including tables III and IV to show a comparison between the superior group and the slow moving group with respect to percentile.

This thesis is supplemented by an annotated bibliography of periodical literature on the study of vocabularies.

The writer believes that this study will be of much practical use in the usual trend of freshman classes in English.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Earl L. Sasser


Prairie View State College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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