• Gencho Valchev Trakia University, Bulgaria
  • Diyana Georgieva Trakia University, Bulgaria




typographical errors, bilingualism, written text, factors


The article presents the results of a field logopedic study of third- and fourth-grade bilingual students and the research material created by them while carrying out a writing task of producing a text of their own. The aim of the experiment is to analyze the quantitative and qualitative parameters of the dysgraphia errors in bilingual students (ethnic Roma and Turks) at the text level and on this basis to identify their typology and dependence on some linguistic and social factors. For the purposes of the research, a toolkit has been developed that includes groups of methods for the study of the following: the psychosomatic and the academic status, the elementary graphic habits; the phonemic gnosis; writing in different situations; identification and typologization of typographical errors through a criterion system. The results clearly show that the prevailing errors made by the bilinguals are analytic-synthetic. Regarding the other types of errors, significant differences have not been registered. The analysis of the results showed significant differences in terms of gender, ethnicity/language status and type of settlement.

Author Biographies

Gencho Valchev, Trakia University, Bulgaria

Trakia University, Faculty of Education, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Diyana Georgieva, Trakia University, Bulgaria

Trakia University, Faculty of Education, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria


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How to Cite

Valchev, G. ., & Georgieva, D. . (2020). TYPOLOGY OF DYSGRAPHIA ERRORS IN PERFORMING THE WRITING TASK ’PRODUCING YOUR OWN TEXT’ BY BILINGUAL PRIMARY-SCHOOL STUDENTS. Proceedings of CBU in Social Sciences, 1, 260-266. https://doi.org/10.12955/pss.v1.82