THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING
This study examines the relationship between the use of Jejemon, a pop-culture phenomenon in the Philippines and how Jejemon affects the English performance of the students. It also tackles the results of using the new kind of language and gives recommendation on how the students be able to know when to use their incomprehensive kind of spelled word.
According to DepEd, despite its tolerance to the "Jejemon" language, said it will not tolerate the subculture's fashion among school children especially in wearing proper school attire. Jejemons are people who use a nearly indecipherable way of spelling words when texting or posting at social networking sites.
In Addition to this is Malaya admitted that they cannot order a ban on jejespeak (the language of the jejemons) because it is sometimes used privately in the case of text messaging.
But is Jejemon language help the student to learn more about a new kind of language? Or is it not helping them to learn English language? What will happen to the students who use this kind of language?
Moreover, the DepEd says it is their mandate—to teach the students proper communication, grammar and subject-verb agreemen. There’s no drastic change because of jejemon. It has always been clear—to teach students how to communicate properly.”
Also because of this kind of new language the DepEd said that they declare an all out war against the jejemon culture and the teachers also says that it brings down the quality of reading and writing in the English subject.
Background of the Study
In contrast to popular press coverage which has primarily focused on negative outcomes of Jejemon words use stemming from users’ misconceptions about the nature of their sentences. The researchers are interested in situations in which the intended use of new for children (such as greeting peers and family) and the actual audience are aligned. They use the new language as an alternative...