A Needs Analysis of Cambodian Students Learning Thai Language for ASEAN Preparation

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  • พิสุทธิ์พงศ์ เอ็นดู

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Cambodian Student, Thai Language, Needs Analysis, ASEAN Preparation

Abstract

The objectives of this research studied the attitudes toward the Thai language as a language and needs analysis of Cambodian students learning Thai for ASEAN preparation in Cambodia. The instrument used for the study was a questionnaire. The samples for data collecting were 173 Cambodian students studying in Battambang University and schools in Battambang province came from many provinces of Cambodia. The data were analyzed by statistics consisted of the percentage, means and standard deviation. The results of the study were showed as these followings : 1. The overall of attitudes toward a Thai language as a language of the Cambodia students learning Thai language for ASEAN preparation was at moderate agreement (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 3.19). Three highest average scores consisted of the Thai pronunciation is very difficult to learn (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 3.53). It was followed by the Thai language is a language with rich vocabularies (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 3.43) and the Thai language is beautiful and sweet (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 3.28) respectively. 2. The samples’ needs analysis of Cambodia students learning Thai language for ASEAN preparation was at much agreement (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 3.89). Three levels were highest consisted of the needs to get a good job with high salaries in Thailand (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 4.24). It was followed by the needs to make friendship with Thai people living in Thailand through e-mail or Facebook (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 4.08) and the needs to read Thai books and magazines with easiness (gif.latex?{\bar{X}}= 4.04) respectively.

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Published

2016-06-30

How to Cite

เอ็นดู พ. (2016). A Needs Analysis of Cambodian Students Learning Thai Language for ASEAN Preparation. RMUTI JOURNAL Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(1), 27–38. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RMUTI_SS/article/view/193627

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