Factors that hinder students’ participation and performance on Evaluated Oral Activities in Intensive Advanced English II during semester II-2017 of the University of El Salvador

Ortiz Arévalo, Reina del Carmen and Granados Flores, David Antonio (2018) Factors that hinder students’ participation and performance on Evaluated Oral Activities in Intensive Advanced English II during semester II-2017 of the University of El Salvador. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El Salvador.

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Abstract

In the research project called “Factors that Hinder Students´ Participation and Performance on Evaluated Oral Activities in Intensive Advanced English II during Semester II 2017 of the University of El Salvador”, the researchers carried out an investigation to find out the most suitable and most important explanations for the situation exposed. In order to develop a well-structured research project, the researchers got involved into a deep theoretical analysis in order to gather information with the aim of getting updated with all the causes that affect people’s development while speaking English in public, how these causes affect their performance, and the different solutions that experts provide to overcome the problem of public speaking. On the other hand, the researchers developed the statement of the problem in order to describe all the challenges that students face at the moment of speaking English in public, and how these challenges affect their academic development. The researchers conducted a deep library research in order to set a theoretical base with the principal objective of gathering relevant and necessary information to find out all the factors that affect people’s public speaking. After that, the researchers worked on the operationalization of variables in order to organize the hypothesis, set the variables and developed the indicators for creating the tools that were used to gather the information. Moreover, the researchers elaborated the methodology in order to illustrate, and organize all the steps to follow at the time of carrying out the investigation. Doubtlessly, in order to execute an excellent research, the research team carried out observations, interviews, questionnaires and checklists with the objective of gathering data from the mentioned students to change into excitement the reasons why they are afraid of speaking English in public inside or outside the classroom, to improve the oral production skills assessing them, and to analyze their study habits with the aim of providing tips that will help them overcome their challenges when speaking English in public inside and outside the classroom.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Enseñanza del idioma inglés
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Idioma Inglés Opción Enseñanza
Depositing User: Santos Sanchez Rodriguez
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2018 19:44
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2018 19:50
URI: http://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/18822

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