Problems Confronting the Teaching and Learning of English Comprehension Among Selected Secondary School Students’ in Ilorin West Local Government

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ABSTRACT

This research work was aimed at investigating the Problems Confronting the Teaching and Learning of English Comprehension Among Selected Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Five schools were selected out of the 25 secondary schools in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Also twelve teachers and twenty-eight students were randomly selected from each school as research subject giving a total of twelve teachers and twenty eight students as the respondents. The instrument used was the questionnaire consisted of four categories corresponding to the research questions. Frequency counts and percentages were the statistical approaches for data analysis. The results showed that the parents, teachers, pupils and the government have a great role to play in ensuring improvement in the learners reading and comprehend abilities. The pupils should develop positive attitude to reading. The teachers should be effective tolerant and up and doing in their teaching. The parents should encourage the pupils to speak English at homes as a continuity of the language used in schools.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE PAGE                                                                   i

CERTIFICATION                                                             ii

DEDICATION                                                                 iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT                                                   iv

ABSTRACT                                                                     v

TABLE OF CONTENT                                                      vi

LIST OF TABLES                                                            x

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study                                                1

Statement of the Problem                                               6

Purpose of the Study                                                      6

Research Questions                                                       7

Research Hypotheses                                                     8

Significance of the Study                                                9

Scope of the Study                                                         10

Definition of Terms                                                         11    

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Introduction                                                                   13

The Standard of English in Nigeria                                 13

Development Reading Habits among Children                 17

Technique of Reading Comprehension                            20

Problems of Reading Comprehension                              26

The Role of the Teacher                                                  31

Appraisal of Literature Reviewed                                    38

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Introduction                                                                   40

Research Design                                                             40

Population                                                                     41

Sample and Sampling Techniques                                  41

Instrument for the Study                                                42

Validity of the Instrument                                              43

Reliability of the Instrument                                           43

Procedure for Data Collection                                         44

Data Analysis Techniques                                              45    

 

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS

Introduction                                                                   46

Analysis of Data                                                             47

Discussion of the Findings                                             53

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND 

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APA

Babandi, A (2021). Problems Confronting the Teaching and Learning of English Comprehension Among Selected Secondary School Students’ in Ilorin West Local Government. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/problems-confronting-the-teaching-and-learning-of-english-comprehension-among-selected-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government

MLA 8th

Babandi, ABDULLAHI "Problems Confronting the Teaching and Learning of English Comprehension Among Selected Secondary School Students’ in Ilorin West Local Government" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/problems-confronting-the-teaching-and-learning-of-english-comprehension-among-selected-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

Babandi, ABDULLAHI . "Problems Confronting the Teaching and Learning of English Comprehension Among Selected Secondary School Students’ in Ilorin West Local Government". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021. Web. 13 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/problems-confronting-the-teaching-and-learning-of-english-comprehension-among-selected-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government >.

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Babandi, ABDULLAHI . "Problems Confronting the Teaching and Learning of English Comprehension Among Selected Secondary School Students’ in Ilorin West Local Government" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 13, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/problems-confronting-the-teaching-and-learning-of-english-comprehension-among-selected-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-west-local-government