Alaa Ahmed Ali ElsayedArij Mustafa, Atif Noor Arbab
The focus of this paper is in the area of pronunciation of Omani EFL learners and the influence of L1 on the acquisition of the target language. It is found incumbent to explore the common errors of Omani EFL learners in their pronunciation of the target language, which might have an impact on intelligibility and conveyance of the message. Understanding the types of errors and how this can be handled may assist in the teaching and learning process. Using phonological pattern of the target language by teachers and exposing learners to authentic English pronunciation may assist in eliminating the errors learners might make when conversing in the target language.