S. Y. 2012-2013
Advantage of English over Folk Language in Learning
Mrs. Liberty Casaclang
Submitted as Partial Requirement in English IV
Krissxan Grace P. Lansangan
Vernon Russel R. Rosario
The researchers wish to acknowledge and thank with profound gratitude, heartfelt appreciation and warmest sincerity the assistance extended by the people who helped them in making this research possible.
Nowadays, elementary teachers are using folk languages in teaching due to the DepEd-implemented curriculum, thus, using English only to the subject itself and introducing another subject, the native folk language.
This study was conducted due to the urge of witnessing the good and bad effects of the said curriculum.
This study was also conducted by the researchers to prove that English in elementary education makes learning easier than the implemented usage of folk language.
III. Statement of the Problem
Is the usage of English better than the usage of native folk language in teaching, specifically in elementary education?
IV. Scope and Limitation
This research was focused on the comparison between the effects of English and folk language on primary education. The study was conducted in the Tumbar Elementary Education. Twenty Grade-II students were used to test the problem.
V. Presentation, Discussion and Findings
A demonstration on how to make an origami crane was done in front of the Grade II students. Ten students were used for the demonstration using the English language and another 10 students was used for the demonstration using folk language, specifically, Pangasinan.
After the demonstration, the students were asked to make their own origami crane individually.
The students that were used in the demonstration using English made 6 neat, proper and good-looking cranes. On the other hand, the students that...