English Communication Skills of Cambodian Students at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Based on Linguistic Approach

  • Oanh Na Thach Faculty of Humanities, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
  • Veerakarn Kanokkmalade Faculty of Humanities, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
  • Nilratana Klinchan Faculty of Humanities, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
Keywords: English Communication Skills, Cambodian Students, Linguistic Approach

Abstract

          This study focuses on the English Communication Skills of Cambodian students at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University based on a Linguistic approach. The objectives of this research are to study the English communication skills of Cambodian students at Mahachulalongkorn rajavidyalaya University, and to find out the ways to solve problems in English Communication Skills of Cambodian students at Mahachulalongkorn rajavidyalaya University and to propose the ways of solving problems in English Communication Skills toward developing of English for Cambodian students. The population in this research consisted of 45 Cambodian students who are studying at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University. The researcher used mixed quantitative and qualitative methods. The questionnaire used for collecting data from 45 students at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University. The tools for collecting data are in-depth interviews and interviews, as well as using statistics, percentage, mean and standard deviation (S.D) were used for analyzing data.

          The results of this research found that
          
The survey questionnaires of Cambodian students who are studying at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, the results of data analysis for lack of confidence in English communication skills of the students, resulting in at overall at a moderate level for mean 3.37. The students are shy in speaking English skills resulted in overall at a moderate level for mean 3.22. In pronunciation, the students used mother tongue more than using English in communications based on Linguistics resulted in overall at moderate level for mean 3.35. The results of data analysis for vocabulary that causes the students properly used vocabularies quite well in English communication skills, resulting in overall at moderate level for mean 3.28. And the students knew Linguistics for English communication skills, resulting in overall at moderate level, equal to 3.41.

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Published
2021-06-29