Impact of TV Shows on English Language Acquisition
M. Vijayakumar1, Anu Baisel2, S. Subha3, K. Abirami4
1M. Vijayakumar*, Department of English, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
2Anu Baisel, Department of English, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
3S. Subha, Department of Science and Humanities, M Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur, Tamil Nadu, India.
4K. Abirami, Department of English, Srinivasa Ramanujan Centre, SASTRA Deemed University, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India.
Manuscript received on January 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 2414-2416 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: D7502118419/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D7502.018520
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Abstract: The present study deals with the impact of TV shows and sitcoms in one’s English language proficiency. The objective of this study is to find out the different types of English TV shows that people enjoy watching and how they have had an impact on their English language. The researcher has tried to look for the various ways in which people think that their communication has improved. A survey was conducted among the undergraduate students belonging to a technical institution in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu. Based on the results of the survey, findings and conclusions have been arrived at. The survey results show that the television shows have a remarkable impact on one’s language acquisition.
Keywords: Language Acquisition, Sitcoms, TV Shows.
Scope of the Article: Natural Language Processing.