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Title: 
Attitudes of learning Tamil: A study on pre-university students
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Sep-2000
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Premalatha Parasuraman, & Cheng, Y. (2000). Attitudes of learning Tamil: A study on pre-university students. In J. Ee, Berinderjeet Kaur, N. H. Lee and B. H. Yeap (Eds.), New ‘Literacies’: Educational response to a knowledge-based society: Proceedings of the ERA-AME-AMIC Joint Conference 2000 (pp. 339-345). Singapore: Educational Research Association.
Abstract: 
The present study was designed to investigate the pre-university students’ attitudes towards learning Tamil, their mother tongue language. The study focused on finding out the factors that were significantly related to the attitudes of learning Tamil. The study was conducted in Junior Colleges and Centralised Institutes of Singapore. The participants were asked to complete a survey questionnaire. The results of present study showed a generally positive attitude of learning Tamil. The study results also revealed that family background and socio-economic status are related to the subjects’ attitudes towards learning Tamil.
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This paper was published in the Proceedings of the ERA-AME-AMIC Joint Conference held at Singapore from 4-6 September 2000
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