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Attitudes towards English in Zimbabwean schools

Rutendo Violet Kututwa

Attitudes towards English in Zimbabwean schools

is it a subject, language or culture?

by Rutendo Violet Kututwa

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Ed.) - University of Birmingham, School of Education.

StatementRutendo Violet Kututwa.
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To investigate on the attitudes of teachers towards the teaching profession, the sample comprised a purposive selection of 40 Bachelor of Education () In- Service primary and secondary first year students and all Pre-Service first-year students. entitled ‘Investigation of attitudes and classroom practices of educators and learners in relation to English as the medium of instruction at four primary schools in Rwanda’ is my own work. All the sources the researcher has used or quoted have been duly acknowledged in the references.

This paper aims to understand how certain different but interrelated variables such as background, motivation, and social support could lead to an explanation of student attitudes towards math and to an understanding of the defining characteristics of these attitudes in the school environment. Participants consisted of Portuguese students, from fifth-to-twelfth by:   Curriculum implementation in mathematics classrooms in Zimbabwean secondary schools. (Gail Jaji) Attitudes towards science: an explanatory survey of pupils preparing for national examinations.(Overson Shumba) Student teachers’ perceptions of and attitudes towards teaching practice deployment in Zimbabwe. (Siyakwazi and V. Nyawaranda).

The answers to the above questions can be found when we understand what exactly is Social Studies – Social Science is a branch of study which deals with Human Beings – their behaviour, growth and development, relationships, resources they use and the various institutions they require to function and carry on their life smoothly. For [ ]. With your download, get the 37 best papers relevant to this one, including 17 top related papers. Zimbabwe Curriculum Review Concept Paper Preamble 1. What is curriculum review? Curriculum review scope: possible areas of focus 4. Pre-conditions for effective curriculum review 5. Curriculum review outcomes Annexes 6.


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Attitudes towards English in Zimbabwean schools by Rutendo Violet Kututwa Download PDF EPUB FB2

Spoken by up to % and English only accounts for % of the population (Hachipola, ). However, Zimbabwe has inherited a colonial language system which has seen positive attitudes towards English language more than indigenous languages like ChiShona.

In Author: Mazuruse Mickson, Munyangana Richard M. The study noted the language experiences of teachers and learners in the teaching- learning situations in the Zimbabwean junior primary schools.

This was based on the Education Act amended that English is the medium of instruction from grade four : Tafara Mufanechiya. Abstract: The study sought to explore the attitudes of student teachers towards using indigenous languages as medium of instruction in the teaching of Science Subjects in primary schools of Zimbabwe.

The aim was to compare the attitudes of student teachers towards the use of English as a medium of instruction and that of.

Using Indigenous Languages for Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe Juliet Thondhlana The question of which language(s) to use for teaching and learning is a crucial one in bilingual and multilingual contexts.

In former colonial countries, it is a question that has occupied the agendas of many governments since they attained independence. Attitudes towards English in South Africa Article in World Englishes 12(3) - February with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Elizabeth de Kadt.

Overall, Physical Education enjoyed a low status in the urban primary schools. Owing to the low status, teachers had generally negative attitudes towards the teaching of the subject though a few had positive attitudes towards it. Attitude towards English 32 Motivation towards English Language Learning 33 Parents role in encouraging English language learning Results of Interviews Language used at home 35 The use of English 42 The role of parents in English Language Learning The study sought to investigate the attitudes of Zimbabwean secondary school pupils towards the teaching and learning of science.

A randomized sample of participants from eight (8) selected. Student Number: Declaration. I declare that English as a language of learning and teaching: Perspectives of secondary school teachers in the Masvingo District (Zimbabwe) is my own work and that all the sources that I have used or quoted have been indicated and.

The general assumption in this study was that the status of native languages in Zimbabwe was deteriorating while that of the English language was fast growing.

No studies had been done on the issue, so this study aimed at exploring the impact of the English language on the Zimbabwean native languages since independence (–).

The data for this study were collected through literature Cited by: 2. Ngara examined the attitudes to English and Shona of 60 Shona-speaking students in Form III at three different schools. Hofman () writing earlier, felt able to categorize language attitudes into intrinsic and extrinsic value systems, noting the ambivalence with which the dominant language, English, was viewed by first language (LI) Shona.

Beliefs and Attitudes of Rural Primary School Teachers Towards Indigenous Knowledge in the Science Curriculum in Zimbabwe - Volume 37 Issue 1 - Edward Shizha Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: Book Review - Mguni Z et al (eds.), African Womanhood in Zimbabwean Literature -- New Critical Perspectives on Women's Literature in African Languages, College Press () pp secondary schools, however, for the purposes of this study, certain individuals were purposefully selected in order to represent teachers in the three secondary schools (Leedy and Ormrod, ; Kelly, ).

Biographical Profile of Respondents The population of the study was made up of secondary school teachers in Zimbabwean Size: KB. This book explores the attitudes of secondary school teachers, including school administrators,towards the counselling of adolescent book also analyses some of the variables which determine the attitudes of teachers towards the counselling of adolescents at secondary school : Moses Kufakunesu.

The study sought to explore perception and attitude towards the study of African languages in high schools and the resultant implications on human resources development and management.

The research basically explored the diverse perception and attitude that prevail towards African languages in African countries in general and Zimbabwe in.

negative attitudes towards numeric subjects. Attitudes have been found to influence performance (Mahmud, ). Therefore, with this background of the relationship between teaching methods and attitudes towards numeric subjects in the Zimbabwean Education System, it is essential to investigate students attitudes towards Quantitative.

Chien, C. And Yu, K. ().Applying extensive reading to improve unmotivated learners‘ attitudes toward reading in English. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research. 13, (2), Close, N.

Dealing with mixed-language abilities in an English-medium University content : Gilman Jackson Nyamubi. Characteristics of Zimbabwean English "[W]hite Zimbabweans perceive that their dialect of English is distinct from other southern African accents.

They refer to details of pronunciation and lexis in order to illustrate how their speech differs from British English on the Author: Richard Nordquist. International Journal of Asian Social Science,3(4) against this backdrop that, if practical subjects feature so strongly in the Zimbabwe curriculum, why then the ingrained negative attitudes from some sections of society in Zimbabwe.

A brief account of the history of practical subjects in Zimbabwe will help in understanding whereFile Size: KB. This study examines the teaching and learning of Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC), Advanced Level, English Language and Communication Skills Paper () in Zimbabwean schools and the attitudes of students and teachers towards the subject.

The data for the.Zimbabwe (/ z ɪ m ˈ b ɑː b w eɪ,-w i /), officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and capital and largest city is second largest city is Bulawayo.A country of roughly 14 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official Capital and largest city: Harare, 17°50′S 31°3′E / .reading to all schools (CEO Circular No.

12, ). The Circular also outlines how the programme is supposed to be run at school level. For example, the School Head is supposed to nominate a teacher in Mathematics and two others for language reading remediation for every pupils in a school.

The Zimbabwean remedial system addresses children’sFile Size: KB.