English as a Second Language (ESL) Learner's Perceptions of the Difficulties in Oral Commentary Assessment / Wan Nuur Fazliza Wan Zakaria and Siti Shazlin Razak

Wan Zakaria, Wan Nuur Fazliza and Razak, Siti Shazlin (2016) English as a Second Language (ESL) Learner's Perceptions of the Difficulties in Oral Commentary Assessment / Wan Nuur Fazliza Wan Zakaria and Siti Shazlin Razak. Journal of Contemporary Social Science Research, 1 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 0128-2697

Abstract

The present study attempts to investigatethe Diploma students’ perceptions onthe difficulties they face in oral commentary as a form of assessment from three perspectives: learners’ personal traits, oral presentation skills and audience and lecturer. The respondents, who are currently taking English as a Second Language (ESL) course, ELC230 Integrated Language Skills: Writing, are 65 Part 3 Diploma students of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Kelantan. They are randomly selected using random sampling technique, and they are required to respond to a set of five-point Likert scale questionnaire which consists of 38 items. The data is analysed using SPSS 19.0. The findings indicate that these ESL learners do moderately experience difficulties in oral commentary assessment with the average mean valueof3.53

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Wan Zakaria, Wan Nuur Fazlizawfazliza@uitm.edu.my
Razak, Siti ShazlinUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English language > Modern English > Language
P Language and Literature > PE English language > Modern English
P Language and Literature > PE English language > Study and teaching
P Language and Literature > PE English language > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kelantan > Machang Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Contemporary Social Science Research
Journal: UiTM Journal > Journal of Contemporary Social Science Research
ISSN: 0128-2697
Volume: 1
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-15
Item ID: 29302
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oral Commentary Assessment, Oral presentation, ESL learners, ESL learners’ perceptions
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29302

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