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academic performace in english

Nov 22, 2014



Elaine Nanual

academic performace of first year high school students in english at obando national highschool
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  • 1. Intoduction and itsbackground

2. Language is atool people use toshape ideas and tocommunicate themto others. 3. English is aninternational language. It isat present one of the leadinglanguages of the world. Ithas been adopted as asecond language by Asiancountries one of which is thePhilippines where it is amedium of instruction inmany secondary schools. 4. The academic performance ofstudents in English is sometimesaffected by some factors. Thehome is also contributing factorto the students performance. Ithas a great influence on theachievement of an individual. 5. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 6. 1. What is the demographic profile ofthe respondents as to Sex Age Number of Siblings Educational attainments of parents Employment status of parents Average family income 7. 2. Do the independent variablessuch as in the Problem 1significantly relate to the level ofacademic performance? 8. 3. How does the independentvariable affect the academicperformance of first yearstudents in English 9. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 10. Students- will benefit in this studybecause it provides them the factsand realities on the differentfactors that influence their learningperformance in English 11. Teacher - This study would enable him to determine the factors affecting the low performance of his students. 12. Parents - -This study would make them aware of their time and attention to their children is still needed by their children 13. Administration-They would be aware ofthe students problems sothat they can considerother factors in resolvingit. 14. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 15. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKINPUTAccording toPROCESS- Age Gathering of dataThorough:- Sex OUT PUT- Number of siblings- QuestionnaireAcademic- Employments status of Analyses andperformance in parentsinterpretation of English- Education attainment of data parents- Socio -economicstatus 16. METHOD OF STUDY The researcher utilized descriptivemethod of research in order to determinethe level of Academic Performance inEnglish of First Year High schoolStudents of Obando National High schoolas correlated variables such as sex, age,socio economic status, educationalattainment of parents, and field ofinterest. 17. Respondents The respondents of this study were first year students at Obando National High School at Paliwas, Obando, Bulacan School year 2011-2012. 18. Instrument useThe main instrument used in this study is questionnaire. To enrich the data gathered, interview and documentary analysis were likewise used. 19. Documentary analysis The documents which wereanalyzed by the researchers includedstudents report card, form- 137 A,grading sheets as well as the classrecords of the respondents subjectsteachers 20. Treatment of data The data gathered from the questionnaire were tallied, analyzed and statistically treated by employing the following statistical tools P 21. TABLE I Distribution of Respondents According to Age Age FREQUENCY PERCENT 123835.84 1353 50 141312.28 1521.88TOTAL 106 100 22. TABLE II Distribution of Respondents According to Sex SEX FREQUENCY PERCENT Male4340.56Female6359.44TOTAL 106 100 23. TABLE III Distribution of Respondents According to Number of SiblingsSiblings FREQUENCY PERCENTRANK 14 3.77 6 217 16.03 4 3 30 28.301 424 22.64 2 518 16.98 3 68 7.54 5 72 1.88 8 83 1.86 7TOTAL106100 24. TABLE IV Distribution of Respondents According toEDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF MOTHEREDUCATIONALFREQUENCYPERCENT RANKATTAINMENT Elementary17 16.043 graduateHigh schoolgraduate4542.461College44 41.502graduateTOTAL 106100 25. TABLE VDistribution of Respondents According to EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF FATHEREDUCATIONALFREQUENCYPERCENTRANKATTAINMENT Elementary graduate1917.93 3 High school graduate 48 45.28 1 College graduate 39 36.79 2 TOTAL 106100 26. TABLE VI Distribution of Respondents- Parents According to Employment Status Employment Status of MotherEmploymentFREQUENCYPERCENTRANK statusProfessional109.43 4Vocational1917.923Unemployed3734.9 2Employed4037.731TOTAL 106100 27. TABLE VII Distribution of Respondents According to Employment Status of FatherEmployment FREQUENCYPERCENT RANK statusProfessional 98.494 Vocational30 28.30 2Unemployed 24 22.65 3Employed4340.56 1TOTAL 106100 28. TABLE VIIIMonthly income of the familyINCOME FREQUENCY PERCENT RANK10,000 - above1716.03 35,000 - 49992927.35 2 1,000 - 4999 4643.391 NO FIXEDINCOME1113.23 4 TOTAL 106100 29. TABLE IXDistribution according to Academic Performance GRADEFREQUENCYPERCENT RANKAbove average86-above40 37.75 2 5047.16 1Average 78-85Below average70-7716 15.09 3 30. Majority of the studentsrespondents ranged from 13years ofage.Femalestudents predominated overthe male in number 31. In terms of academic performance inEnglish, most of the respondentshave average performance in English;most of the respondents haveaverage performance signifying thatmost student respondents haveaverage intellectual capacity inlearning English 32. Result The findings of the study shows that factors often times influence the students. The result also reveals that home factors, such as the educational attainment, occupational and socio economic status have no significant influence on the academic performance of students in English. 33. Conclusion 34. Conclusion The findings of the study show that the selected variables such as the sex, age number of siblings, employment status of parents, educational attainment of parents and socio economic status have no significant influence on the academic performance in English. 35. RECOMMENDATION 36. Teacher should patientlymotivate the students to havebetter accomplishments and tofacilitate learning well on theuse of English language in theworld around them. 37. Parents are encouraged to assists intheir childrens school needs andlearning exercises given as assignmentto them by teacher, give some time tocheck on their school activities, amonthly visit to school preferablyevery grading period to see theperformance of their children 38. Most of all students Theyshould change their studyhabits, renew their views inlife and modify their valuestowards studies to achievehigh performance in Englishand deficiency in learningEnglish will be minimized. 39. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to glorify god, almighty, for my life and strength, for the courage he has continuously given to me, for his will and guidance. Without his divinegrace, this study would have been impossible to realize;I would like to express my profound gratitude to the following persons who served as my instrument and inspiration to pursue this study;Mrs. Evangeline Cristobal, School principal of Obando National High School, whoallowed me to conduct the study. Mrs. Caroline Ignacio, my cooperating teacher, her guidance and support in conducting the study in Obando national high school.Mrs. Elizabeth Victoria, Ed.D. my research adviser, for her constant guidance andsupervision, Her challenges and her valuable suggestions for the improvementof this study. Rev. Fr. Jeffrey A. Zuniga PhD, our College Dean for his constant support. Mrs. Romina Agustin, for her encouragement, her grammar expertise, comments and suggestions made the presentation of the study clearer.