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|Title: ||ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR DESIGNING AN APROPRIATE ENGLISH COURSE FOR THE YARED MUSIC SCHOOL|
|Authors: ||HAILEMARIAM, KEKEBA|
|Advisors: ||Dr. Taddele Adamu|
|Keywords: ||appropriate English course|
Yared Music school
|Copyright: ||Jun-1993 |
|Date Added: ||25-Nov-2012 |
|Abstract: ||The purpose or this study was to establish preliminary
criteria tor designing ~ appropriate English course tor the
tared Music School. To achieve this, the existing English
programme of the school was assessed; questionnaires,
interviews and teaching materials were/also used.
Concerning the existing English programme t the results
revealed little or no correspondence between the English
syllabus of the school and the textbooks in use, both in
terms of objectives and contents. More over, it was also
found that to a large measure neither the syUabus nor the
textbooks corresponded with the needs of students.
Question ~aires were distributed to subject teachers, studen~
graduates of the Yared Music Bchool and their employers in which
they were asked to indicate the degree of importance of macroskills
and language activities in their respective contexts.
Students were asked to show the frequency with which they were
required to use macro-skillS and Language activities in learning
other music subjects in general and in learning I selected
corurses of the school. They were also asked to rank 10
selected topic areas of interest they like to be engaged in
in their 3nglish clas3~s. The results indica~ed that for most
ot the four subject groups, the receptive skills, listening and
reading, were regarded as the most important. Next to them,
writing was considered important, followed by speaking in both
academic and occupational contexts.
Similarly, the most important and or f|
|Appears in:||Thesis - Teaching English as a Foreign Language|
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