A comparison between oral reading fluency in English and Bahasa Malaysia among primary 1 students

Azeryna, anak Mike (2015) A comparison between oral reading fluency in English and Bahasa Malaysia among primary 1 students. [Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Reading comprehension is important measure to identify whether the students understand their reading and learning process. The perfonnance oforal reading fluency is one of the factor affect the measure. In Malaysia, the main language used is Bahasa Malaysia and English is the second language. Therefore, this study intended to compare the perfonnance of oral reading fluency between English and Bahasa Malaysia among Primary 1 students. This study was involved 865 students from 11 randomly selected government schools. They are tested with their ability in oral reading fluency in both languages. This study is take place in Kuching, Sarawak. The result indicates students score well in Bahasa Malaysia than English. The average score in Bahasa Malaysia is bigger than in English. Meanwhile, the girls outperfonn boys in both languages. Then, students with English as their second language perfonn average in English oral reading fluency. The causes of these results are then identified and discussed.

Item Type: Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: oral reading fluency, gender, Malaysia, Bahasa Malaysia, English, English as second language, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 20 May 2016 07:02
Last Modified: 20 May 2016 07:02
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/12113

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