Teaching/Learning Resources and English Language Ability of Learners in Selected Primary School in Itendero Sub-County, Sheema District Uganda.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES viii

LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ix

ABSTRACT x

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background of the Study 1

1.2 Statement of the problem 2

1.3 Purpose of the Study 2

1.4 Research Objectives 2

1.4.1 General Objective’ 2

1.4.2 Specific Objectives’ 3

1.5 Research Questions 3

1.6. Scope ofthe study 3

1.6.1 Content Scope 3

1.6.2 Time scope 3

1.6.3 Geographical scope 3

1.7 Significance of the Study 4

CHAPTER TWO 6

LITERATURE REVIEW 6

2.0 Introduction 6

2.1 Concepts, Opinions, Ideas for Authors/Experts 6

2.2 The Roles of Learning Resources and English Language Ability 6

2.3 Sufficient and Appropriate Resources 8

2.4 Theoretical Framework 9

2.4 Effective ways of improving Pupils’ English Language Ability 12

2.5 The Impact of Sufficient and Appropriate Resources on Academic Performance in

English 13

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2.7 Solutions to Improve on the Assessment of English Language Learning and the

Resources 14

CHAPTER THREE 18

METHODOLOGY 18

3.0 Introduction 18

3.1 Research design 18

3.2 Population study 18

3.3 Sample frame work 18

3.3.1 Sampling techniques 18

3.3.2 Sampling procedure 19

3.4 Research instruments 19

3.2.2. Research interview 19

3.4.1. Questionnaires 19

3.4.2 Interviews 20

3.4.3 Observation 20

3.5 Sources of data collection 20

3.5.1 Primary data 20

3.5.2 Secondary data 20

3.6 Data processing 21

3.7 Data analysis 21

CHAPTER FOUR 22

PRESENTATION, INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSIONS 22

4.0 Introduction 22

4.1 Demographic characteristics of respondents 22

4.2 The Roles of Learning Resources and English Language Ability 24

4.3 Impacts of learning resources and academic performance in English 25

4.4 Solutions to Improve on the Assessment of English Language Learning and the

Resources 26

Solutions to Improve on the Assessment of English Language Learning and the

Resources 26

CHAPTER FIVE 29

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 29

5.0. Introduction 29

5.1 Summary of the findings 29 

ABSTRACT The research study was carried out in Itendero Sub County in Sheema District. The research was basically based on a topic: “Learning resources and English ‘language ability of learners in selected primary schools in Itendero Sub County. The research was guided by a number of objectives which included the following;- to find out effective ways of improving pupils’ English language ability, to establish the impact of learning resources on primary school learners’ performance in Itendero Sub county Sheema district, to determine solutions to improve on the assessment of English learning and the resources used. The study was to determine the roles of learning resources and English language ability on learners’ performance as well as to identify appropriate and sufficient learning resources for teaching/learning English as a second language. in identifying the objectives, the research was limited on appropriate learning resources and English language ability in selected primary schools in Itendero Sub County in Sheerna District and it covered English language ability; and sufficient learning resources. In finding the research intentions, Questionnaires were issued out to 200 respondents from which data was obtained on the roles of learning resources and English language ability. Interviews were held with primary school pupils, respondents plus the head teachers and class teachers of English on matters of the related topic. In the analysis of the findings, Teachers’ Questionnaires were collected and analyzed so as to obtain data on appropriate and sufficient learning resources available for the teaching of English. Students’ Questionnaires were not analyzed but were used to ascertain the sincerity of the teachers in filling the questionnaire. The methods used in scoring the items of the questionnaire were as follows: in conclusion, English language ability has a significant impact on achievement in English and general performance. English ability therefore affects learners’ competence and is the cause of poor performance. The research has also shown that sufficient and appropriate learning resources and structured classrooms have been identified as vital for teaching and developing of English language of learners. The use of inadequate and impropriate resources is therefore the cause of learners inability in English and poor performance.

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SHILLAH, K (2022). Teaching/Learning Resources and English Language Ability of Learners in Selected Primary School in Itendero Sub-County, Sheema District Uganda.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/teaching-learning-resources-and-english-language-ability-of-learners-in-selected-primary-school-in-itendero-sub-county-sheema-district-uganda

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SHILLAH, KEMIGISHA "Teaching/Learning Resources and English Language Ability of Learners in Selected Primary School in Itendero Sub-County, Sheema District Uganda." Afribary. Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/teaching-learning-resources-and-english-language-ability-of-learners-in-selected-primary-school-in-itendero-sub-county-sheema-district-uganda. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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SHILLAH, KEMIGISHA . "Teaching/Learning Resources and English Language Ability of Learners in Selected Primary School in Itendero Sub-County, Sheema District Uganda.". Afribary, Afribary, 02 Aug. 2022. Web. 18 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/teaching-learning-resources-and-english-language-ability-of-learners-in-selected-primary-school-in-itendero-sub-county-sheema-district-uganda >.

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SHILLAH, KEMIGISHA . "Teaching/Learning Resources and English Language Ability of Learners in Selected Primary School in Itendero Sub-County, Sheema District Uganda." Afribary (2022). Accessed August 18, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/teaching-learning-resources-and-english-language-ability-of-learners-in-selected-primary-school-in-itendero-sub-county-sheema-district-uganda