Effect of Concentrated Language Encounter Method in Developing Sight Word Recognition Skills in Primary School Pupils in Cross River State

  • EU Ikwen


The paper examined the effect of concentrated language encounter  method in developing sight word recognition skill in primary school pupils in cross river state. The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of Primary One pupils’ reading level, English sight word recognition skill. It also examine the extent to which the CLE method of teaching reading will help to develop English sight words skill of Primary One pupils. One research question and one hypothesis were posed for investigation. The study utilized The study utilized pretest, posttest quasi experimental  designs (expost factor). designs (expost factor). Thirty (70) primary one pupils participated in the study. The instrument used included 100 high frequency words, which was assessed during pretest and posttest. Result indicated that the general reading ability of the pupils with reading problem needs was poor and at frustration level but the experimental group gained more sight words after intervention using concentrated language encounter method. Based on this finding, the researchers made some  recommendations for the improvement of reading ability of primary school pupils with reading problem in public school settings.

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