Family Communication Definition

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Operational definition:
Family background
According to Cunha and Heckman (2007), a family’s initial investment has a deep impact on the formation of children’s skills and the later disparity and inequality in their occupation life as adults. Family become the main factor in influence the skills of their children. Family is defines as a primary social group consisting of parents and their offspring, the principal function of which is provision for its members. Then, family background refers to birth, childhood, residences, economic conditions and jobs of parents. The family communication during childhood and the formation of skills that fall outside of scholastic ability, motivation, abilities with personality and emotion (Honda, 2005). In this
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The mass media can be one of the most influenced factors that can affect the performance of the third language of the UiTM Kedah student. According to Duncan, Nolan and Wood (2002), movies serve as a “major information source”. Movies provide students with “access to a world of experience, information, and attitudes far wider than ever before possible” (McClure 1993). Other than movies, the internet is an international, multinational, cross-cultural community which functioning is based on the communicative interaction by means of electronic communication of millions of people around the world using the appropriate internet resources such as social network, e-mail, or video conferences (Molchanova, 2014). In this study, the factors that will be influence the performance of the student in third language can be based on the mass media. The mass media can influence the student to perform well in their third language course. The movie that they watch can be helping them to learn on how they speak and also their listening to the other language. Other than watching movie, other type of mass media that can influence the student is listening to music. Then, they also can be learning by reading newspaper, novel or…show more content…
Based on “young children’s cognitive achievement: home learning environment, language and ethnic background”, home learning environment and languages spoken can impact cognitive assessment and other corollary outcomes. This article study the effect of home study learning in order to influences the performance of the student in other language. This study has been undertaken in an attempt to identify and quantify the effect of specific aspects of home learning environment (HLE) and language spoken in the home on cognitive achievement of different minority ethnic groups (MEGs) compared to White British children. HLE includes parent reading to their child, teaching songs and nursery rhymes, playing with letters and numbers, visiting the library, painting and drawing and learning the alphabet. Parent nd child joint reading, as well as encouraging independent reading, has been found to have positive impact on language and literacy development (Burges, 1997; Desforges and Abouchaar, 2003; Lonigan and Whitehurst, 1998; Payne et al., 1994; Senechal et al., 1998) and enhances motivation for the child to read lter on (Baker et al., 1997; Bus, 1994; Morrow,
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