Level of English proficiency among Criminology students

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Level of English Proficiency of BS Criminology Students and the Factors that Affect Learning in English Subjects LJ FG A THESIS Submitted as partial fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Masters of Arts in Language Teaching College of Arts and Communication University Town, Catarman Northern Samar ¬¬ CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Background of the Study The use of language takes place in all circumstances of our daily lives. It has become a vital tool in interacting with other people to bond or link our interests, work, relationships, and other concerns we may have. It serves as a vehicle to convey idea or details in communicating with different groups of people. “Because English is so widely spoken, it has often been…show more content…
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the prescriptive approach to grammar, in which rules had to be memorized and sentences parsed, has been replaced with a descriptive approach, in which analysis and observation are key concepts of language change and development. When learning a foreign language, it is imperative to study the grammar to understand how it is structured.” Hence, English language being used as medium of interaction, instruction and output in work must be taken seriously when taught in school regardless of what major course a student is taking, for it is necessary to know how it is used and spoken to be able to be competitive and credible on their future profession. In this study, the researcher aims to ascertain the Level of English proficiency of UEP Criminology students. Statement of the Problem The study aims to find out the Level of English Proficiency of UEP Criminology students. Specifically, this study aims to answer the following questions: 1. What is the level of English proficiency of the B.S. Criminology students? 2. What are the teaching strategies used by the Criminology English teachers? 3. What are the different learning exposures of the respondents outside school? 4. Is there a significant relationship between the level of English proficiency of the respondents and the
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