HomeTIP Research Journal Manilavol. 5 no. 1 (2000)

Factors Influencing English Language Proficiency of TIP Freshman Students of TIP Manila

Leandro N. Opetina | Marian Jeanette G. Laxa

Discipline: Education, Languages



The Philippines has been known as one of the English-speaking countries in Asia. With such advantage, many Filipinos have a lot of opportunities here and abroad. However, there’s a growing concern on the English proficiency of the students and graduates alike.

This study used a questionnaire in collecting data. It applied Pearson r in the analysis of the data. It also used IELTS speaking, listening, writing and reading assessment materials. The data source of this study were the students enrolled in English 113, second semester, school year 2007-2008. Five sections of English 113 students were selected at random.