Awareness Uitm Students to Communicate in English

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RESEARCH PROJECT
AWARENESS UITM STUDENTS TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH


TABLE OF CONTENT
Title Page CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Study Background 1
1.2 Problem Statement3
1.3 Research Objectives4
1.4 Research Questions4
1.5 Theoretical Framework5
1.6 Research Hypothesis6
1.7 Significance of Study 7
1.8 Scope and Limitation7
CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Definition8
2.2 Technique9
CHAPTER 3: METHODOLOGY
3.1 Method of Data Collection
3.1.1 Study Design11
3.1.2 Study Population12
3.1.3 Sampling Design12
3.1.4 Data Collection13
3.2 Method of Analysis
3.2.1 Data Analysis14
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CHAPTER 4: ANALYSIS OF FINDINGS
4.1 Introduction17
4.2 Demographic
4.2.1 Section A18
4.2.2 Section B23
4.3 Reliability test34
4.4 Chi-Square test of independence result35

CHAPTER 5: CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION37
REFERENCES39
APPENDICS40
1. QUESTIONNAIRE41
2. CODING QUESTION47
3. SPSS OUTPUT51

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CHAPTER 1
INTRODUCTION

1.1 STUDY BACKGROUND

University Technology Mara (UiTM) Machang, is the 9th branch campus of UiTM be the beginning on 1st July 1985 by YAB Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Mohamad bin Yaacob. The campus for begin at Kem Kijang 8 kilomer from Kota Baharu. Campus UiTM Machang is beginning on 1st January 1996. UiTm Machang offer four programs for degree and ten for Diploma. They have four faculty programs, which is Faculty Sciences Computer and Mathematics, Faculty Account, Faculty Art & Design, and Faculty Business Management. At Campus Machang student degree of Statistics only for part 1 and 2, another part will transfer at Campus Kota Bharu. Today, in an increasingly interdependent world, knowledge of English languages is seen not only as an added advantage which has become crucial in accessing foreign technology but also is systematically associated with one’s meaningful and constructive engagement in politics, security, global trade and education. It has become an economic commodity. In order to participate in the global economy, one has to be adequately equipped with the ability, knowledge, skills, and attitudes to understand and communicate effectively. Consistently, educational leaders have been emphasizing the need to foster competency communicate in English among Uitm students.

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Communication skills simply do not refer to the way in which we communicate with another person. It encompasses many other things. The way in which we respond to the person we are speaking, body gestures including the facial expressions, pitch and tone of our voice and a lot of other things. And the importance of communication skills is not just limited to the management world, since effective communication skills are now required in each and every aspect of our life. In the country, we hear and speak Bahasa Melayu constantly. We will notice that many people who are good English speakers are the ones who studied in an English speaking school. They can speak English not because they went to an English speaking school, but because they had an environment where they can be around English speaking people constantly.

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1.2 PROBLEM STATEMENT
Nowadays, English is widely used in Malaysia. As we know, University Technology Mara is a university that emphasizes education in English and concerned with the quality of the examination the graduates to compete with the graduates from others institution. The English language is getting more important especially for workplace communication. It is vital that graduates have “soft skills” like the ability to socialize, communicate and express themselves easier...
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