An Assessment of TOEIC Listening and Reading Proficiency Tests of Foreign Graduate Students: Basis for Comprehensive Enhancement Program (76047)

Session Information: Language Development & Literacy
Session Chair: Odonchimeg Tumee

Friday, 24 November 2023 09:25
Session: Session 1
Room: Room 608
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

This study aimed to assess the current English Proficiency Program of the foreign students enrolled in the Claro M. Recto Academy for Advanced Studies at LPU Manila during academic year 2021-2022. A Mixed Method research design was used in this study specifically an Explanatory Sequential, that explores both quantitative and qualitative data. The researchers collected and analyzed the TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) results of the 179 foreign graduate students about their English proficiency, both in listening and reading skills and then collected online survey to explain and elaborate the significant experiences of the 25 students in taking-up English Proficiency program. It was revealed that most of the participants are classified in the Basic Working English Proficiency level which indicates further improvement in the language facility that will help them in the workplace and academic communication. These findings indicated that the respondents perceived the English Enhancement Program has a positive and huge impact on their language acquisition in English. This implied that the existing program has an effective way to develop and improve the proficiency level of the English language. However, it was revealed in the findings that most of the respondents are still recommending the existing program to revisit and improve methods and teaching strategies that can cater to the demands of the language learners.

Authors:
Haydee Claire Dy, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Philippines
Jared Manalastas, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Philippines
Mariel Coleen Villanueva, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Philippines
Albert Navarra, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Philippines


About the Presenter(s)
Prof. Haydee Claire Dy is the current chairperson of the Department of Languages and Humanities from the College of Arts and Sciences, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila. She supervises English, Filipino and Arts Courses of the university.

Additional website of interest
https://www.facebook.com/haydee.beltran

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Last updated: 2023-02-23 23:45:00