The Problems of English Speaking of Students at Yang Boo School, Keng Tung Town, Eastern Shan State of Myanmar

Authors

  • Ven. Arsing Na Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
  • Veerakarrn Kanokkamalade Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
  • Preecha Khanetnog Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University

Keywords:

Speaking, Problems, Students

Abstract

The purposes of this research were 1) to investigate the problems of English speaking of students at Yang Boo School, Keng Tung town, Eastern Shan State of Myanmar; (2) to analyze the problems of English speaking of students at Yang Boo school, Keng Tung town, Eastern Shan State of Myanmar; (3) to find the ways to solve the problems for improving English speaking of students at Yang Boo School, Keng Tung town, Eastern Shan State of Myanmar. This research consists of both a quantitative and a qualitative research with the population of 70 respondents and 5 key informants. An analyzing quantitative data statistics including Frequency, Percentage, Mean and Standard Deviation was used and a content analysis was used for analysis.

The results of research have been founded as follows:

The finding result from study the problems of English speaking of students at Yang Boo School, it found that the cause of the problems of English speaking skills from students were (Mean = 50.76, S.D. = 10.63). The results were indicated as very high level of English speaking skills.

The finding result from study the ways to solve the problems for improving English speaking of students at Yang Boo School, it revealed that the overall level was (Mean  = 59.46, S.D. = 10.16). The results were indicated as very high level of the ways to improve English speaking skills.

The final important part of this study was getting the priceless ideas and invaluable suggestions to solve the problems of English speaking skills from some English teachers and scholars who were accordingly interviewed in this study. Most of interviewees gave virtually the same answers related with causes that make EFL learners difficult in speaking English that the problems come from learners themselves who do not make an effort to practice speaking after class. Being shy to take a risk of speaking is also the biggest obstacle in the way to reach speaking ability. Furthermore, lacking of vocabulary is the main impediment to speaking progress as well.

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Published

2021-01-07

How to Cite

Ven. Arsing Na, Kanokkamalade , V., & Khanetnog, P. (2021). The Problems of English Speaking of Students at Yang Boo School, Keng Tung Town, Eastern Shan State of Myanmar. Journal of MCU Humanities Review, 6(2), 289–299. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/human/article/view/240491