Al Ryanne Gatcho

Al Ryanne Gatcho
Trinity University of Asia | TUA · Department of Media and Communication

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Reading and comprehending a text or selection in a language that is different from one’s native tongue can be a daunting task to many English as a Second Language (ESL) learners due to several reasons. Hence, teachers’ instructional strategies play a pivotal role in developing students’ reading skills. This study used a quasi-experimental design to...
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This chapter presents a narrative inquiry on the life experiences of three Filipino families who belong to each representation of socioeconomic status. Furthermore, it unpacks the temporal, social, and geophysical or spatial elements of their narratives in relation to the disruptive effects of the coronavirus pandemic on their resources, access, an...
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The widespread Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has exponentially affected the lives of many people and has been a pandemic global health crisis. Hence, the Philippines is not an exemption. With its recent virus outbreak in the nation’s National Capital Region (NCR), the country’s leader, President Rodrigo Duterte was forced to raise the COVID-1...
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The unprecedented outbreak of Corona Virus Disease in 2019 (COVID-19) has shuddered the education sector particularly the landscape of English language teaching (ELT) in many parts of the world including the Philippines. Consequently, there has been a massive shift from physical classroom instruction to online teaching to foster the continuity of l...
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With the information influx from the hypermedia environment, queries have been made on the reading landscape, markedly related to college and adult readers, as they are perceived to have limited experience with the hypermedia environment. This environment calls on new literacies for a reader to cope with reading tasks inherent to its features. In t...
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This paper is an exploratory study on college freshmen’s writing problems in relation to their attitudes towards writing in online learning environments. The writing problems that were explored were the following, as identified by Yates and Kenkel (2002): a) Surface writing problems and b) Global writing problems. The problems were found in the ess...
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The International Literacy Association (ILA) annually conducts survey to identify key issues in literacy education that are "hot" and "not hot." This survey helps literacy scholars and reading specialists in conducting research studies that are deemed timely in the discipline. Although ILA has been doing this constantly, one limitation of this surv...
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This descriptive qualitative study seeks to unravel the microstructure elements of the interviews of President Rodrigo Duterte and how he represents himself and his opponents using political discourse analysis. The corpora consisted of his 30 recent interviews at the time of writing this paper and were retrieved in an online archive of the Presiden...
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Learning English as a foreign/second language is never a straightforward process. Several constraints may come along the way that tend to hinder students’ learning. Studies have shown that the successes and failures of L2 learners in an English language classroom are dependent upon various psychological and social factors including anxiety. This st...
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English as a global language has been used widely in various communication modes. The communication in the automotive industry is highly characterized as technical therefore, it possesses certain features that may be exclusive to its communication type. Since today’s time veers on amalgamating World Englishes, this discourse analysis study investig...
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Remedial reading teachers are forerunners in elevating the reading achievement of students in schools. In the Philippines, there has been a continual enrichment of the reading skills of struggling readers through the initiatives of remedial reading teachers. However, the country does not have clear policies on the identities, roles, challenges, and...
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English as a global language has been used widely in various communication modes. The communication in the automotive industry is highly characterized as technical therefore, it possesses certain features that may be exclusive to its communication type. Since today’s time veers on amalgamating World Englishes, this discourse analysis study investig...
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Reading and comprehending a text or selection in a language that is different from one's native tongue can be a daunting task to many English as a Second Language (ESL) learners due to several reasons. Hence, teachers' instructional strategies play a pivotal role in developing students' reading skills. This study used a quasi-experimental design to...
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Honoring the role of literature as a mirror of society, this paper unravels the harsh conditions of class struggle in the Philippines through the selected short stories of F. Sionil Jose, a Filipino national artist using Marxism as a literary vista. After a thorough close reading of his short stories compiled in the book, Puppy Love and Other Stori...
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In an increasingly digitized world where technology continued to revolutionize how human interactions were enacted, the teachers must transcend educational boundaries to provide quality education that was responsive to the needs of the 21 st-century society. This research examined the Facebook wall postings of selected English senior high school te...

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