The Problem and its Background
Language is one of the liberal arts on which education in every School offers isbased. The school wants to help the students to improve their abilities to communicate their thoughts and feelings effectively in English for it is the second official language of our country. There are two types of communication, the verbal communication and the other is the Non-verbal communication. Being a Filipino, it is the “lingua franca” of social, Professional and the business word as able to develop one’s proficiency in English. However, what are the factors that affect poor communication skills of most students especially at PCCr (Forth year criminology students) and some other colleges? In addition, what is the Importance of it in their future field of work? As an English student, one studies literature, language, culture, history, and develops his/her knowledge on the four aspects of communication arts namely speaking, listening, reading and writing. Many students are not motivated to study because of some reasons. They are not interested in the English subject maybe because they are afraid, they cannot speak English well or simply teacher factor. There are some teachers who cannot encourage their students to attend their class regularly.
As future criminologists, you may be working in universities and colleges teaching criminology course, justice and sociology subjects. Others will be handling themselves and consulting services for law reform, justice, forensic psychology, behavioral science or crime statistics. One of the important duties that criminologist do, is to testify in court whereby one’s expression of English language is required. Moreover, criminology-graduating students are expected to have developed their proficiency in communication skills in the earlier years of their schooling in college. As future Law Enforcers when under taking an investigation, effective communication with people in the...