RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CREATIVE READING COMPREHENSION AND WRITING SKILLS AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL ARABIC STUDENTS IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA

  • Musibau Adebayo Lawal Department of Arts Education, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, NIGERIA

Abstract

The study focused on relationship between performance in Arabic reading and writing skills proficiency of senior secondary school students of Arabic in Oyo state. This is due to their poor reading and writing skills. Reading is the ability of students to understand, interpret, analyse and apply textual information, while writing skill allows students to communicate effectively through written words. Variables considered are creative reading comprehension skill and writing skills such as expression, mechanical accuracy, content and organization. The research is a descriptive type and the population was all SS three Arabic students. Purposive sampling was used to select the target population of 119 SS three Arabic students. Arabic reading comprehension and essay writing test was used for data collection. It was validated through test-retest and has reliability index of 0.72 at 0.05 level of significance. There is a research question with a corresponding hypothesis. Frequency counts, percentage indices and standard deviation was used to answer the research question, while mean score, Standard deviation and the Pearson r correlation co-efficient were used to test the research hypothesis. The finding reveals that creative reading skill significantly relate with writing skills of SS students of Arabic in Oyo state. Based on this finding, it was recommended that more effort should be put on teaching of reading and writing skills and school library should be equipped with relevant textbooks on reading and writing skills coupled with establishment of language laboratory for its efficiency.

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Published
2023-12-12
How to Cite
LAWAL, Musibau Adebayo. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CREATIVE READING COMPREHENSION AND WRITING SKILLS AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL ARABIC STUDENTS IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA. International Journal of Education and Pedagogy, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 4, p. 11-22, dec. 2023. ISSN 2682-8464. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijeap/article/view/25057>. Date accessed: 26 june 2024.