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Effects of Jejemon Texting on the Spelling and Grammar of 2nd Year Sec Students, S.Y 2010-2011

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EFFECTS OF JEJEMON TEXTING ON THE SPELLING AND GRAMMAR OF
2ND YEAR SEC STUDENTS, S.Y 2010-2011

ANGELO A. CABATCHETE
NEIL RAY F. MORIGO
KRISTINE MAE G. SALINAS
JILLY JEAN VILLAS
LADY ROSE BAYABOS

A research proposal submitted to ISOBEL PJ H. CAMPOMANES, SST I, in partial of the requirements in

RESEARCH I

17 November 2010

CHAPTER I

INTRODUCTION

Background of the study

It was observed that Jejemon way of texting affects the spelling and grammar

especially in students. Texting using jejemon style will not help students to become good

readers and Jejemon is a threat to spelling and reading ability of pupils and students.

It was observed by other researchers that most of the students of this time are

using jejemon style of texting which affects the spelling and grammar. Department of

Education (DepEd) Davao del Norte Division Superintendent Dr. Aurora Cobero in 2004

pointed out that such manner of texting deteriorates the spelling ability of students, and in

a way affect their reading capacity. DepEd Tagum City Division Superintendent Nenita

Lumaad agreed on June 3, 2010 that “jejemon” is a threat to spelling and reading ability

of pupils and students.

Table 1.Examples of jejemon way of writing

Jejemon| Interpretation|
eEoWpFhUeEhsxz -aQ / aQcKuHh -kEo -pfHoE / ph0w -uZtaH? - yuHh -jeJejE -| "hi/hello""me""you""po (word that makes the sentence polite)""how are you?""you""a variation of jAjaJa; conveys sly laughter"| The web Urban Dictionary defines “jejemons” as individuals with low IQ who

spread around their foolishness on the web by “tYpFing LyK diZs,” usually seen around

social networking sites...