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The Impact Of Studying English As An International Language On First-Year Civil Engineering Students In Batangas State University

Volume 5 - Issue 6, June 2022 Edition
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Author(s)
Dr. Therezia O. Conti, De Castro, Gerlie G., Hidalgo, Chris Jon L., Manalo, Rein Joy A.
Keywords
English language, attitude, communication skills, personal development, cultural awareness
Abstract
The aim of this descriptive quantitative study was to assess the impact of studying English as an international language on first-year civil engineering students in Batangas State University. The data gathering instrument utilized was a questionnaire. The data analyzed were from surveying two hundred thirty-four (234) out of five hundred forty-five (545) first-year civil engineering students during the S.Y. 2021-2022. The researchers analyzed the students’ attitudes toward English as an international language and its impact on students in terms of communication skills, personal development, and cultural awareness. The result of the study revealed that there is a significant relationship between the attitude of the students towards learning English and the profile variables of the respondents. It also showed that there is a significant difference in the extent of studying English as an international language when grouped according to the profile variables of the respondents.
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