DataAnalysis: To Study a lack of Academic Writingskill in English Language of Students Teacher of Ahmedabad City Opinionnairewas given to 30 student teachers of 2 B.
Ed. colleges of Ahmedabad City &their opinions were obtained. Opinions given by them were converted in sentencewise frequency distribution & their frequency was converted intopercentage.Table:1Percentageof Opinions given by student teachers of Educational Colleges No. Statement Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree 1. Most of the students are poor in English grammar and syntax, hence are weak in expressing their reasoning and arguments.
36.67 56.67 6.67 – – 2. Most of the students Complicate matter while writing which shows that their English reading skills are also poor. 20.
00 66.67 13.33 – – 3.
Most of the students either do not accept their poor English skill or do not realize about the same and hence never try to improve their English skill. 10.00 23.33 43.33 10 13.33 4 During their high school and college career, most of the students do not have habit to use English in their day to day learning mainly they are lacking in writing frequently. 40.00 36.
67 23.33 – – 5. Most of the students had learned wrong vocabulary and grammar during their schooling or from friends which they need to unlearn and improve. 10.00 56.67 26.67 6.
67 – 6. Most of the students have negative approach towards languages including English language and gives priority to subjects like Maths, Science ect. 43.33 33.33 13.33 10 – 7. For a country like India, which is having a cultural diversity, there is a difference in English language proficiency of all students.
16.67 46.67 26.67 10 – 8. Most of the students are not motivated by family, guardian or teacher for English language due to various reasons. 16.
67 23.33 33.33 16.67 10 9. Of course, as students, most of students are not aware about systematic learning of English language. 26.
67 33.33 23.33 16.67 – 10. Most of the EFL teachers have become monotones in the way they teach and focus on completing their syllabus in prescribed time table and hence failed to awaken student’s imagination, creativity and hence failed to set students mind to adopt new languages faster. 20.00 40.
00 40.00 – – 11. Students feel that using the English language amidst all their doubts and uncertainties is a cumbrous affair. 16.67 53.33 16.67 10 3.33 12.
The time table for every teacher is so tight in most of the classes; students are not getting enough time to practice English writing in presence of teacher. 13.33 50.00 16.67 13.
33 6.67 13. Writing is a skill and like any other skill, being fluent in it requires plenty of practice 26.67 50.00 10.
00 – 13.33 14. Most of the students failed to attain English language proficiency even though they attain Master degree and hence education system needs to be reviewed. 26.67 40.00 20.00 13.33 – 15.
Different abilities may give birth to language learning disability, deficiency relating to poor memory; etc may lead to learning problem of students. 6.67 43.33 30.00 13.33 6.67 16. Most of the students are coming from diverse academic background which is the biggest problem faced by university.
10.00 20.00 50.00 20 – 17. Most of the students comes from governments public schools and not from English medium schools.
6.67 40.00 30.
00 23.33 – 18. Most of the schools lack modern means and methods of teaching language especially English writing which results in poor diction and expression. 16.
67 50.00 26.67 6.67 – 19. Many of the Universities are equipped with computers but effective use is not observed. 16.
67 53.33 23.33 6.67 – 20. Due to lack of English writing skills, most of the students develop habit to write lengthy to impress rather than meaningful writing with content. 26.67 33.
33 23.33 16.67 – 21. Students Teacher as teachers are not well trained and does not spend time for self training in a rush to get a job and hence lack English writing skill. 10.00 56.67 26.67 6.
67 – Findings:Some findings noted asa result of the study are follows:1. According to 56.67%student teachers, most of the studentsare poor in English grammar and syntax, hence are weak in expressing theirreasoning and arguments.2. 66.67% student teachers agree thatmost of the students Complicate matter whilewriting which shows that their English reading skills are also poor.3.
43.33% student teachers are neutral this statement about that thestudents either does not accept their poor English skill or does not realize about the same and hence never try toimprove their English skill.4.
During their high school and college career,most of the students do not have habit to use English in their day to daylearning mainly they are lacking in writing frequently with this statement 40.00% strongly agree.5. 56.67% student teachers agreethat most of the students had learned wrongvocabulary and grammar during their schooling or from friends which they needto unlearn and improve.6.According to 43.
33%studentteachers Most of the students have negative approachtowards languages including English language and gives priority to subjectslike Maths, Science ect.7.According to 46.67%studentteachers agree For a country likeIndia, which is big and have cultural diversity including various Englishlanguage proficiency from all students?8. Studentsfeel that using the English language amidst all their doubts and uncertaintiesis a cumbrous affair, 53.33% student teachers agree with this statement,9. According to 50% student teachers, the time tablefor every teacher is so tight in most of the classes, students are not gettingenough time to practice English writing in presence of teacher.10.
40.00% student teachers agree, most of the students failed to attain English language proficiencyeven though they attain Master degree and hence education system needs to bereviewed.11. Different abilitiesmay give birth to language learning disability, deficiency relating to poormemory; etc may lead to learning problem of students with this statement 43.33% student teachers agree,