Using English Poetry to Enhance Students’ Ability in Recognizing Word Categories

  • Suwit Tikham English Lecturers at Department of English, School of Liberal Arts, University of Phayao
  • Nuruporn Sangsrichan English Lecturers at Department of English, School of Liberal Arts, University of Phayao
Keywords: English Poetry, Recognizing, Word Categories


This research aimed to 1) study students’ ability in recognizing word categories before and after studying English poetry and 2) study the satisfaction of students toward studying English poetry in the classroom. The participants of this study were 41-third-year-students majoring in Art and Design, School of Architecture and Fine Arts, University of Phayao selected from purposive sampling method. The instruments were pre-test and post-test of word categories, exercises, lesson plans, and a satisfaction questionnaire toward studying English poetry. The data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation, and T-test. The study found that 1) the students’ recognizing ability who studied word categories from English poetry was higher than before with the statistical significance level at 0.05 and 2) the students’ satisfaction in studying from English poetry was very high.


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How to Cite
Tikham, S., & Sangsrichan, N. (2019). Using English Poetry to Enhance Students’ Ability in Recognizing Word Categories. Journal of Roi Et Rajabhat University, 13(1), 16-27. Retrieved from
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