Music : Influence to Teenager

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MATRICULATION COLLEGE OF NEGERI SEMBILAN

ENGLISH WB023

SESSION 2010/2011

‘THE INFLUENCE OF MUSIC ON TEENAGERS’

MEMBERS OF RESEARCH TEAM :

MUHAMMAD AFIQ BIN MD DAIMMS1012505095

IDA FARHANA BINTI ROSLANMS1012504521

SITI NORHANNAN ASHIKIN BINTI A MUINMS1012506771

SITI NADIRAH BINTI OTHMANMS1012506751

PRACTICUM GROUP:F2P7

LECTURER:MADAM CHEAH YIT YING

SUBMISSION DATE:11TH January 2011

Acknowledgement

First and foremost, we would like to thank Madam Cheah Yit Ying, our English Lecturer, for guiding us throughout this project. Without her guides and help we would not be able to finish this folio in time according to the rightful format.

Next, we would like to thank our parents for providing us with the support we needed when times are dreary, mentally and physically.

Not forgetting our peers at Matriculation College of Negeri Sembilan who participated in this research especially to our respondents. Without their critics and honesty this folio would have been a failure.

And to all who are not aforementioned, we give our utmost gratitude. Without all of you, this folio would not exist.

This research is conducted to help students and readers to understand the relationship between music and teens. We hope that we are able to do so and for any inadequacy, please accept our apology beforehand.

Contents

Acknowledgement

Table of contents

1. Chapter One : Introduction

1. Thesis statement

2. Definition of key terms

3. Objectives

4. Research questions

2. Chapter Two : Literature Review

2.1What is Music?

2.2History of Music

2.3The influence of Music

2.4How to overcome the influence of Music?

2.5Latest issues

3. Chapter Three : Methodology

3.1Respondents

3.2Instruments

3.3Research procedures

4. Chapter Four : Results and Discussions

4.1What type of Music do you prefer?

4.2Where do you get your favourite Music?

4.3How much time do you spend listening to Music?

4.4Why do you listen to Music?

4.5Where do you get the latest information about Music?

4.6Are you obsessed to certain type of Music?

4.7Do people around you prefer the same type of Music?

4.8Do you listen to music during studies?

4.9Do you think music affect your studies?

4.10Do your parents approve your choice of music?

5. Chapter Five : Conclusion

5.1Overall observations and discussions

5.2Recommendations

References

Appendices

CHAPTER ONE:INTRODUCTION

In this section,

✓ Thesis statement

✓ Definition of key terms

✓ Objectives

✓ Research questions

1. Background/thesis statement

Singing and music have always played an important role to teenagers. With music being such a staple in youth culture, it seems that each teenager has their own ‘soundtrack to their life’. But are they just innocently listening to their favourite tunes? Or are they in for something more?

This is what our research team is trying to find. The question whether music has a big impact to Malaysian students is the key in uncovering this musical mystery.

To begin with, we will study the types of music teenagers nowadays prefer since media is often seen to affiliate certain groups to particular genres of music such as rap and heavy-metal. These are pinpointed when something within their community goes awry, as having been strongly influenced by the music they listen to.

On April 1999, 12 students as well as a teacher were fatally...
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