MATRICULATION COLLEGE OF NEGERI SEMBILAN
‘THE INFLUENCE OF MUSIC ON TEENAGERS’
MEMBERS OF RESEARCH TEAM :
MUHAMMAD AFIQ BIN MD DAIM
IDA FARHANA BINTI ROSLAN
SITI NORHANNAN ASHIKIN BINTI A MUIN
SITI NADIRAH BINTI OTHMAN
MADAM CHEAH YIT YING
11TH January 2011
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.
Table of contents
1. Chapter One : Introduction
1. Thesis statement
2. Definition of key terms
4. Research questions
2. Chapter Two : Literature Review
What is Music?
History of Music
The influence of Music
How to overcome the influence of Music?
3. Chapter Three : Methodology
4. Chapter Four : Results and Discussions
What type of Music do you prefer?
Where do you get your favourite Music?
How much time do you spend listening to Music?
Why do you listen to Music?
Where do you get the latest information about Music?
Are you obsessed to certain type of Music?
Do people around you prefer the same type of Music?
Do you listen to music during studies?
Do you think music affect your studies?
Do your parents approve your choice of music?
5. Chapter Five : Conclusion
Overall observations and discussions
In this section,
✓ Thesis statement
✓ Definition of key terms
✓ 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.
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