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Communicative activities in improving english language proficiency among non-english major undergraduates in a public university, Malaysia


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Abdul Kareem, Othman (2018) Communicative activities in improving english language proficiency among non-english major undergraduates in a public university, Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Abstract

This study examine the relationship of communicative activities and English language proficiency of non – English major programme undergraduates from various faculties at Universiti Putra Malaysia. 60 non - English programme undergraduates were selected based on their performance in a proficiency course and Malaysia University English Test (MUET) for this study. They were categorised into experiment and control groups. The experimental group will be exposed with several communicative activities while the controlled group has normal classroom lesson. This research employed pre- and posttests, questionnaires and interviews as its instruments for data collection. The duration of this study was for one semester. The significance of findings indicated that there are relationship between these communicative activities in improving undergraduates’ levels of English language proficiency. Impacts and implications of these findings are detailed in the discussion of this study.


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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subject: English language - Study and teaching - Foreign speakers
Subject: English language
Subject: Public universities and colleges - Malaysia
Call Number: FPP 2018 44
Chairman Supervisor: Othman Talib, EdD
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Depositing User: Editor
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2020 02:30
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2020 02:30
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/77493
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