English proficiency of bachelor of secondary education pre-service teachers
Estelito J Punongbayan
English language has been used by people all over the world. This language has played an important part when it comes to communication. With the valued importance of the English language, the researcher came up with a research identifying the level of the English proficiency of the Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Biological Science and Mathematics in one state university in the Philippines. This aimed to determine the result of Fourth Year Pre-Service Teachers in English Proficiency Test. This also examined the practices in improving the English Proficiency. The study employed the descriptive research mix method to assess the English Proficiency of Fourth Year Pre-Service Teachers Major in Biological Science and Mathematics. The participants of this study were the Fourth Year Pre-Service Teachers Major in Biological Science and Mathematics for the academic year 2017-2018. The study obtained a positive response from the participants. The respondents displayed the good to very good level of Proficiency in English. The findings of the study revealed that pre-service teachers are proficient enough in English. The researcher concluded that the results of the respondents English Proficiency Test positively imply that they are proficient enough in English because 100% of the respondents passed the examination.