Language Attitudes

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Chapter I
THE PROBLEM

Introduction
Today, English language is widely used not only in the Philippines but throughout the world. It is mostly consider as a second language of non- English speaking countries and the world’s international language. It is widely used as a medium of instruction and communication in many fields such as in education, business, and sciences and even in the day to day activities of man. It unites the whole world
Fluency in English language is important and the key that brings success to life. Because of these, the number of individuals who wants to learn the language continuously increases. The success in the English language learning is affected by motivations for learning the language and the leaner’s attitudes
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There were thirty- four (34) Girls and twenty-seven (27) boys, a total of sixty-one (61) pupils.

Chapter II REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE AND STUDY This chapter presents the review of related literature and studies that gave the researcher essential ideas that helped in the development of this present investigation. Attitudes An attitude is important objectives in every school subject. Children’s language develops in correct with their experiences. The attitude of the learner is a factor in learning a language. Brown (2000) pointed out that English as a foreign language teacher should recognized that all students possess positive and negative attitudes in varying degrees , and that negative ones can be change by thoughtful instructional methods, such as using materials and activities that achieve and understanding and appreciation of the foreign culture. He further added that the attitudes are cognitive and affective; that is, they are related to thoughts as well as to feelings and emotions. Attitudes begin developing early and are influenced by many things, including parents, peers and interactions with people who have social and cultural differences. McMillan (1991) says that attitude have emotional, cognitive and behavioral components. Attitudes also formed by learning through classical
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