Impact of Newspaper Articles in Enhancing Vocabulary Acquisition among Students
Keywords:English, newspaper article, students, vocabulary
The inability of students in the second cycle institutions to acquire and use appropriate vocabulary is the problem of many schools, and Berekum Senior High School is not an exception. The school’s results reflect the poor language standard in the school. Initial observations reveal that inadequate vocabulary on the part of students results in poor expression. Therefore, students find it difficult to use appropriate words in the application of the English Language. Data was collected through the use of interviews, questionnaires, and observation. The findings collected revealed that pupils find it difficult to understand the teaching and learning materials used in reading. This gradually retards their reading competency at the kindergarten up to the primary school level. Results were analyzed and discussed empirically.
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