A Critical Appraisal of the Impact of Reading Culture on Secondary School Students’ Learning of Oral English in Ilesa West Local Government Area of Osun State

O.A Oribabor


This research work examined students’ reading culture and assessed the factors influencing their reading culture. It also established the link between reading culture and oral English learning and found out the position of teachers on the teaching of oral English. Questionnaire and interview were used to collect information from 30 senior secondary school students in Ilesa West Local Government Area. Findings showed that students reading habit was poor, a number of factors were responsible for students’ poor reading culture. It also showed a relationship between reading culture and learning of Oral English. Findings also showed that many teachers do not pay attention to the teaching of oral English.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n6p397

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Journal of Educational and Social Research ISSN 2239-978X(Print) ISSN 2240-0524(Online)

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