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Title: THE STRUCTURAL v : THE FORM - FUNCTION APPROACH TO THE TEACHING or ENGLISH MODAL AUXILIARIES AT UNIVERSITY FRESHMAN LEVEL
Authors: Worede Yisehake
Advisors: Dr .Melaku Asfaw
Keywords: ENGLISH MODALAlJ.£ILIARIES
FUNCTION APPROACH TO THE TEACHING or ENGLISH
Copyright: Jun-1986
Date Added: 7-Nov-2012
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to find out the relative effectiveness between the structural approach and the form-function approach in the teaching of the modal auxiliaries to Addis Ababa University first year students 0 An experiment, in which a sample population one hundred and three in four groups took part, was conducted for eight wceks , Two of the four groups formed the control group and the other two formed the experimental groupn of Two sets of teaching materials were prepared for both groups on the bases of the pedagogical principles of the stated lanGuage teaching approacheso The control groups were taught in the structural approach and the experimental groups in the form-function approacho There were two participating teachers each having one control and one experimental group .• At the end of the experiment, an achievement test was administered to both the control and experimental groups 0 Statistical tests showed that the average score of the experimental groups was significantly greater than those of the control groupso Therefore, the null hypothesis that there vlOuld not be any significant difference between tho achievement test average scores of the control and experimental groups attributable to the adoption of the lorn-function approach had to be rej ect ed , A conclusion vas drawn that the form-function approach was more effective· than the structural approach in the teaching of the Llodal auxiliaries to Addis Ababa Uni versi ty first year students 0
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