Factors contributing to the poor performance of English language amongst students in SK Bukit Guntong Kuala Terengganu / Nor Rahila Mohd Said

Mohd Said, Nor Rahila (2002) Factors contributing to the poor performance of English language amongst students in SK Bukit Guntong Kuala Terengganu / Nor Rahila Mohd Said. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This research was carried out to determine factors that contribute to the poor performance of English Language amongst students in SK Bukit Guntong Kuala Terengganu. The factors investigated were the school environment and parental involvement. A questionnair developed by the researcher was distributed to 60 Year Six students of that school.
The following were the major findings of the study:
1. The students perceived their school environment did not help or encourage them much in the process of learning English Language.
61.7% of the students ‘do not agree at all’ and ‘somewhat agree’ the school environment encourage them to learn English. More than 60%
of them ‘do not agree at all’ and ‘somewhat agree’ that there are a lot of activities in the school which motivates them to learn English.
2. In holding English Language activities, conducive environment and adequate facilities, more than 60% of the students said that they were
‘not successful’ and ‘fairly successful’.
3. Quite a high percentage of the students responded that their parents ‘never’ and ‘seldom’ give them support in the learning of English.
4. More than 50% responded that their parents ‘never’ and ‘seldom’ participated in the school programmes. The findings suggested that the school environment and parental involvement did contribute to the poor performance of English Language amongst students.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
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Mohd Said, Nor Rahila
98567824
Contributors:
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Mohd Amin, Ruhaidah
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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Performance. Competence. Academic achievement
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > English language
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Secondary education. High school teaching
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Educational tests and measurements
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu > Dungun Campus > Faculty of Education
Programme: Bachelor of Education, TESL (Hons)
Keywords: Poor Performance ; English Language ; SK Bukit Guntong Kuala Terengganu
Date: 2002
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/54661
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