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Title: AN EXPLORATION OF VIEWS OF STUDENTS AND TEACHERS TOWARDS COMPETENCE OF SPEAKING SKILLS OF STUDENTS IN TWO SELECTED GOVERNMENT PREPARATORY SCHOOLS IN GURAGE ZONE: GRADE ELEVEN IN FOCUS
Authors: SHUMGAZE, NIDA
Advisors: Dr Assefa Zeru
Copyright: Jun-2009
Date Added: 20-Nov-2012
Abstract: This study was intended to explore the view of students and teachers towards competence of speaking skills of students in related to Plasma TV lesson. The study was conducted on two government preparatory high schools in Gurage Zone, in Emdibir and Agena. 200 Grade 11 students and 8 English teachers from these schools were involved in the study. The required data for the study was collected using questionnaire, interview and classroom observation. The responses were analyzed through descriptive analysis using frequency and percentage .The result revealed that there are problems related to the students' background, classroom interaction, role implementation, and shortage of time. Students have developed negative attitude towards learning speaking skill though Plasma TV because of shortage of time to perform the given task, and the televised teacher's language. On the other hand, classroom teachers have developed positive attitude towards teaching speaking skill through Plasma TV Inaccessibility of materials such as text book, different authentic materials and audio- visual aids were also the mentioned problems. The Speaking activities in the text were inappropriate to the students to learn speaking skills. Besides, lack of frequent motivation from the classroom teacher, classroom practice and large class size aggravated the problems encountered in teaching and learning speaking skills through Plasma TV Based on these findings, conclusions were drawn and recommendations were suggested.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3809
Appears in:Thesis - Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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