USING MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES ACTIVITIES TO DEVELOP ENGLISH READING AND WRITING ABILITIES AND ATTITUDE AMONG PRATHOM SUKSA 5 STUDENTS

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ชมพูนุท ปันนำ (Chomphunut Pannam) นิธิดา อดิภัทรนันท์ (Nitida Adipattaranan) วิไลพร ธนสุวรรณ (Wilaiporn Tanasuwan)

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The purposes of this research were 1) to compare students’ English reading ability, 2) to study the students’ English writing ability and 3) to compare their attitude towards English before and after being taught through multiple intelligences activities. The samples were 40 Prathom Suksa 5 students who enrolled in Fundamental English course (English 15101) in the second semester of the academic year 2017 at Anubaan Chiang Rai School, Mueang District, Chaing Rai Province.  The research instruments consisted of 7 lesson plans using multiple intelligences activities, English reading test, English writing ability evaluation form and an English learning attitude test.  The data obtained were analyzed for mean, standard deviation and percentage.


            The findings of this study were as follows;


               1) After using multiple intelligences activities, students’ English reading ability increased.


               2) After learning through the multiple intelligences activities, students’ English writing ability passed the pre-set criteria of 50 percent. 


               3)  The students’ learning attitude towards English increased after learning through the multiple intelligences activities.

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