Student's perception towards english for self expression

Jerry, Ahen (2009) Student's perception towards english for self expression. [Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study was conducted in order to find out the students’ perception towards PBI1062 English for Self Expression in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. A total of 216 participants were involved in this survey research. The study aimed to identify the students’ perception towards English language. This study also intended to find out the changes in their perception toward English language and also toward English for Self Expression course at the beginning and at the end of the course. Gardner’s Attitude/Motivation Test Battery (2004) questionnaire was taken and adapted as the data collection instrument. The data obtained was analyzed using SPSS version 17.0. Descriptive statistics such as percentage and frequency were used to describe the students’ perception. The results based on the data showed that most of the students have positive perception towards English language. It was also found that most of them have positive perception towards English for Self Expression course. In term of the students’ self confident to communicate in English, more than half of them has changed to be more confident to communicate in the language. They also felt more confident to present in English in front of the public at the end of the course. Besides that, most of the students became more participate in the class activities. Moreover, they also has changed in term of their intention to enroll in the English for Self Expression course as most of them expressed their self enjoyment to learnt at the end of the course. This study concluded that positive perception towards the second language do influenced learners to learn in the language and also their perception towards the language course.

Item Type: Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2009.
Uncontrolled Keywords: English language--Usage, Self-instruction, education, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate,research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2014 02:42
Last Modified: 29 May 2015 02:03
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/4188

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