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Type :thesis
Subject :LB Theory and practice of education
Main Author :Kalyani Vaithinathan
Title :Motivating learners of low proficiency in reading through an extensive reading program (IR)
Place of Production :Tanjong Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Bahasa dan Komunikasi
Year of Publication :2018
Notes :masters
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
The primary aim of this study was to examine ways to improve students with low proficiency to be motivated to read English books. The problem that arose, was the students were not motivated to read books in English due to lack of interest in the language. An extensive reading program blended in with motivation was introduced in the reading corner to cultivate the reading habit among low achievers. The research was carried out for a duration of twelve weeks. Extensive reading program merged with motivation was introduced to enhance the capability of reading among learners, episodes in the reading was made interesting, with the freedom of picking a book of the learner’s choice in the reading corners. This study was conducted with forty students, twenty controlled group and twenty of them, experimental group. The experimental group was introduced to the extensive reading program incorporated with motivation and the controlled group was introduced to traditional method. The findings have shown that the extensive reading program with motivation created a better environment without pressure or force for the learners and the data showed the Extensive Reading Program motivated the learner to read more.
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