Investigating Factors Affecting the Use of Spoken and Written English in School

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  • Samuel Tamba Faculty of Education and Community Development Studies Eastern Polytechnic Kenema, Sierra Leone

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https://doi.org/10.24113/ijohmn.v6i1.166

Keywords:

Committed, Motivated, Accessible, Interest.

Abstract

This paper is from a research work and it investigated factors affecting the effective use of oral and written English in senior secondary schools.  The study revealed that some teachers who teach oral English are not committed teachers even though they have the requisite qualifications in English Language.  The study further revealed that a large percentage of teachers of English Language teach the subject only few weeks before WASSCE using the wrong methodology.  Also, the appropriate materials such as textbooks are not easily available or accessible: workshops and tutorials are not usually conducted for teachers; teachers are not motivated and thus pupils lack interest in the subject.

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Corner, U and Kaplan, R (1987) Writing across Languages. Analysis of L2 Text, USA: Addison – Wesley.

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http://www.google.com Factors Affecting Spoken English

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Published

2020-02-13

How to Cite

Tamba, S. (2020). Investigating Factors Affecting the Use of Spoken and Written English in School. International Journal Online of Humanities, 6(1), 126-139. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijohmn.v6i1.166

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