Personality As Extralinguistic Factor That Influences Second Language Learning Among Foreign Students

Rohaidah, Binti Kamaruddin and Azni Yati, Binti Kamaruddin and Zuraini, Binti Seruji (2019) Personality As Extralinguistic Factor That Influences Second Language Learning Among Foreign Students. International Journal of Asian Social Science, 9 (1). pp. 27-34. ISSN 2224-4441

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The researchers conducted this study to determine the relationship between second language extralinguistic factors with Malay achievement among foreign students at five universities in Malaysia. The researchers were interested to address colour personality as extralinguistic factor that influences second language learning among foreign students at universities in Malaysia. The findings showed that foreign students‟ personality was influenced by green, red and yellow which indicated that they are willing to do anything to succeed and acquire the second language. The sample of this study comprises 150 students from 27 countries. They took Malay as a foreign language at Putra University of Malaysia (UPM), National University of Malaysia (UKM), University of Malaya (UM), University of Technology Malaysia (UTM) and University of Science Malaysia (USM).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Extralinguistic factors, second language, Personality, Foreign speaker, Colour, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Language Studies & Communication Studies
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 04:37
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 07:11

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