Chapter
IV

 Results and Discussion

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Research
Locale

 

            The study was conducted in major
primary schools in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur proper. The subject of the
study was to identify glitches in translating English language into Tandaganon
vernacular.

 

Research
Respondents

 

            The study conducted the survey to Grades 1 to
Grade 3 teachers from major elementary schools in Tandag City. To be able to
recognize their needs in enhancing the Mother Tongue subject for the benefit of
the pupils and other concerned users.          

 

Data
Gathering Procedure

 

            The primary data were gathered on December 2017
from major primary schools in Tandag City proper where the study was conducted.
Secondary data were taken from online websites, books, other research studies,
and other printed articles found in SDSSU library.

            The official uploading of the
program started on the second week of January 2018 until its 3rd
week. It was administered via web hosting for laidback access of primary
schools and other interested parties. Offline or local hosting for schools with
poor or no internet connection was also considered for the access of the
program.

 

 

Research
Instrument

 

            A survey questionnaire
was the main data gathering tool of the study. Questionnaires were handed to
Grades 1 to Grade 3 teachers from primary schools in Tandag City, Surigao del
Sur to get their assessments and opinions of the research study.

            The first draft of the questionnaire
was submitted to the Researcher’s adviser for comments and corrections which
served as the basis for the improvement of its contents. I.T. experts were also
consulted to verify whether the contents of the questionnaire were appropriate
and suitable for the study.

            Manual administration of the survey
to respondents was conducted by the Researcher using the corrected and
finalized survey questionnaires.

 

Statistical
Treatment

            The following statistical techniques were used to
facilitate the interpretation of the collected data.

 

Structure
of the subject

No.
of respondents

Easy

No.
of respondents

Moderate

No.
of respondents

Hard

 
1.)  Articulation /
Translation

 
17

 
17%

 
79

 
79%

 
4

 
4%

 
2.)  Sentence Composition

 
25

 
25%

 
70

 
70%

 
5

 
5%

 
3.) 
Definition of Words

 
57

 
57%

 
47

 
47%

 
2

 
2%

 
4.)  Definition of Phrases

 
79

 
79%

 
18

 
18%

 
3

 
3%

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Table 1.2 Statistical Data Survey

 

The table
illustrates that 79 or 79% of the respondents said that the structure of the
subject is easy on the definition of phrases, 51 or 51% on the definition of
words. 25 or 25% of it said it’s easy on sentence composition and 17% on Articulation/Translation
on the fourth column. The table 2 showed that 79 or 79% of the respondents that
the structure of the subject is easy on the Articulation/Translation
(English-Tandaganon). 70 or 70% on sentence composition, 47 or 47% on the
definition of words. And 18 or 18% on the definition of phrases.

In the
last column, only 5 or 5% of the respondents said that the structure is hard on
sentence composition, 4 or 4% on articulation/translation, 2 or 2% on
definition of words, and 3 or 3% on the definition of phrase.

 

Level
of Effectiveness of the Developed System

 

            This table presented the level effectiveness of the
developed system with the indicator weighted mean and its adjectival rating
interpretation.

 

 
Indicators

 
Weighted
Mean

 
Adjectival
Rating

(1)

1.23

M.L

(2)

1.26

M.L

(3)

1.22

M.L

(4)

1.23

M.L

(5)

1.20

M.L

(6)

1.09

M.L

(7)

1.11

M.L

(8)

1.13

M.L

(9)

1.13

M.L

(10)

1.27

M.L

GRAND MEAN

1.19

M.L

 

Table 1.3 Level of Effectiveness of the
Developed System

 

1.0 – 1.75
   – Most Likely (M.L)

1.76 – 2.25 
– Likely (L)

2.26 – 3.25 – Unlikely (U)

3.26 – 4.25 – Most Unlikely (M.U)

 

Table
1.3 showed the result on the effectiveness of Analysis Engine for English –
Tandaganon Languages. It can be scraped together from the table that the
indicators about the Analysis Engine for English – Tandaganon Languages survey
questionnaire got the highest weighted mean of 1.09 with a rating of most
likely because using the analysis engine, one can spend less time on finding a
certain translation of words. The overall result using the questionnaire, the
rating is 1.19 with the adjectival rating of “Most Likely”, it only means that
the analysis engine for English – Tandaganon Languages reached the respondents
satisfaction on different indicators.