A Study on Reading Habit and Attitude among Malaysian Students

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1.0 Introduction

1.1 Background of Study
Reading good material will lead the students to be a good attitude and inspire positive reading experience. Now days, mostly students spend their leisure time not only reading the magazine but more to playing video game and social network. This phenomenon will bring the researcher attempting to study in college and university in Malaysia which more to focus in Kolej Poly-Tech Mara.

1.2 Problem Statement
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1.2.1 Poor Reading Habit
The fact from National Literacy Survey, in 1982 an average that Malaysian reading habit are two pages and continue with two books a year in 1996. It show reading is not one of habit for student in daily life which it related their attitude and interest.
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1.0 Introduction

1.1 Background of Study
Reading good material will lead the students to be a good attitude and inspire positive reading experience. Now days, mostly students spend their leisure time not only reading the magazine but more to playing video game and social network. This phenomenon will bring the researcher attempting to study in college and university in Malaysia which more to focus in Kolej Poly-Tech Mara.

1.2 Problem Statement
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1.2.1 Poor Reading Habit
The fact from National Literacy Survey, in 1982 an average that Malaysian reading habit are two pages and continue with two books a year in 1996. It show reading is not one of habit for student in daily life which it related their attitude and interest.

1.2.2 Leisure Time
Malaysian students read very little and prefer spending as much as 3-5 hours per week. Electronic media development influencing the students spend more time for watching television and playing video game rather than reading.

1.2.3 Language preferences
Besides that, mostly student interest to read based on their language preferences such as if the Malay student expert in Malay communication, possibilities their only read the Malay language only.

1.3 Research Objective
1.3.1 To determine the reading habit of the KPTM, Kuala Lumpur in terms of types of reading material they read.
1.3.2 To determine the reading habit of the KPTM, Kuala Lumpur in terms of time spend on reading.
1.3.3 To determine the