Reading behaviour and the influence of reading on the English Language proficiency at UiTM Sabah / Jocelyn Lee Yee Vun, Dorothy Chin and Xavier Thayalan

Lee, Jocelyn Yee Vun and Dorothy, Chin and Thayalan, Xavier (2007) Reading behaviour and the influence of reading on the English Language proficiency at UiTM Sabah / Jocelyn Lee Yee Vun, Dorothy Chin and Xavier Thayalan. Social and Management Research Journal, 4 (2). pp. 93-100. ISSN 1675-7017

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Abstract

In general, UiTM students are often said to be weak in the English Language. In this study, the students home and their former school experience, their motivations and attitudes towards their English Language proficiency were investigated Pre-diploma students answered the questionnaires and the data were analysed by looking into the frequency count, mean, standard deviation and correlations between the variables. The results ofthe analysis displayed that homes and schools ofthe respondents were the contributing factors to their English Language competency. The implications of these results are discussed

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Avoidance in reading, home literacy, supplementary reading
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Reading (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > School life. Student manners and customs. Students > Moral, religious, and physical life of students. Student conduct and behavior
L Education > LG Individual institutions > Asia > Malaysia > Universiti Teknologi MARA
P Language and Literature > PE English language
Divisions: Institute of Research, Development and Commercialization (IRDC)
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitan 1
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2015 08:21
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2016 03:36
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13034

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