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Please answer the following questions based on the abstract provided.

This study seeks to examine the effects of using presentation software Microsoft PowerPoint
to teach English. Specifically, this study attempts to investigate student motivation, attitude and
anxiety when presentation software Microsoft PowerPoint is used to learn English. The
respondents in this study were 40 Pre-Diploma students who were following the BEL 040 course
offered by UiTM, Mukah Campus. The main methodology employed in this study was a survey
questionnaire. Interviews were conducted on 10 of the students who had also responded to the
questionnaire. The data were analyzed and computed as percentages. The results obtained showed
a generally positive motivation of students towards learning English through the use of computers
and Microsoft PowerPoint. Also, this study found that students have positive attitudes towards
using Microsoft PowerPoint to learn English. Anxiety level varies depending on the situation.
Based on this study, it could be concluded that the use of Microsoft PowerPoint and CALL to
teach must be encouraged as it helps to motivate students and develop a positive attitude towards
learning English.


What is the study about?
1. What is the problem being investigated?
2. Who are the respondents in this study?
3. Write two possible objectives of this study based on your understanding of the abstract.
4. Write two possible research questions based on this study according to your understanding.
5. What is the method used in this study? Explain.
6. What kind of study is this? Is it quantitative? Qualitative? Mixed method? Please explain.

ANSWER
1. To examine the effects of using presentation software Microsoft PowerPoint to teach
English
2. The respondents in this study were 40 Pre-Diploma students who were following the BEL 040
course offered by UiTM, Mukah Campus.
3. Two possible objectives of this study is :
i) to investigate student motivation when presentation software Microsoft PowerPoint is
used to learn English.
ii) to investigate student attitude and anxiety when presentation software Microsoft
PowerPoint is used to learn English.
4. Two possible research questions is :
i. Is student have positive or negative motivation when presentation software Microsoft
PowerPoint is used to learn English?
ii. Is student have positive or negative attitude when presentation software Microsoft
PowerPoint is used to learn English?
5. The main methodology employed in this study was a survey questionnaire. Interviews were
conducted on 10 of the students who had also responded to the questionnaire.
6. Mixed method. Because the researcher has been used both survey questionnaire and
interviews to their respondent to collect the data.