An Assessment of English Reading Skill of Matthayomsuksa 3 Students

Authors

  • Phra Worawalun Somyodsirikhumkhoon Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University

Keywords:

English Reading Skill, Problems, Solving

Abstract

The purposes of research were to study the problems of English Reading Skill and to find the ways to solve the problems of English Reading Skill at Klongmaungpittayacom school in Nakhon Ratchasima. This study was a mixed method between a qualitative and quantitative research. The sample group consisted of 63 students of Matthayom Sueksa 3 students at Klongmaungpittayacom school in Nakhon Ratchasima. Statistics used were percentage, mean, standard deviation (S.D.), interviewing qualified and experts in conversation groups 5 persons.

The results of the study showed that reading problems faced by students in learning resulting from students’ reading behavior and students’ elementary were high. In addition, the content (textbook), teaching aids and teaching methods had a significant effect on the reading problems. In the light of the findings of the study, researcher recommended holding training courses for the teacher to their students the reading skills in the right way in order to solve the problems of reading English skill.

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Published

2020-07-01

How to Cite

Somyodsirikhumkhoon, P. W. (2020). An Assessment of English Reading Skill of Matthayomsuksa 3 Students. Journal of MCU Humanities Review, 6(1), 177–187. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/human/article/view/236640