Candidates' perception on Malaysian University English Test (English Language): A case study at MARA University of Technology Dungun Campus / Mohd. Sharif Mohamad Noor

Mohamad Noor, Mohd. Sharif (2008) Candidates' perception on Malaysian University English Test (English Language): A case study at MARA University of Technology Dungun Campus / Mohd. Sharif Mohamad Noor. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.

Abstract

When the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) was introduced, it has certain implications for the level of English Language (EL) proficiency among the undergraduates in the public universities. Taking from the cue, a research which uses
questionnaires as the main source of data collection was administered on 86 undergraduates from various degree courses at MARA University of Technology (UiTM) Dungun Campus become the respondents. This research has three objectives, firstly , the researcher saw the need to provide feedbacks from the target group for consideration for improvements of EL program in universities, secondly, to determine the skills and course contents students regard as important and thirdly, to understand their attitudes towards MUET(EL) . The research reveals that the respondents do not have a positive attitude towards English thus affecting their MUET (EL) achievements to score a higher band
thus the objectives of the research are achieved.

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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Mohamad Noor, Mohd. Sharif
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Subjects: L Education > LG Individual institutions > Asia > Malaysia > Universiti Teknologi MARA > Terengganu
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Language and education
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Study and teaching. Research > Motivation
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Education
Keywords: Malaysian University English Test; English Language (EL) proficiency; Student attitudes towards MUET
Date: 2008
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/14633
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