Cue Speech and Language Achievement of Hearing-Impaired Children

  •  Mohd Hanafi Mohd Yasin    
  •  Safani Bari    
  •  Nur Ain Mat Hassan    


The purpose of this study was to identify the achievement in Malay Language among hearing-impaired students who uses cue speech as communication tools. Observations and interviews were used throughout the research. Samples involved in this study consisted of 6 students who have hearing impairment that used cue speech as a tools of communication, 4 parents of students either mother or father, a teacher who teach Malay Language and 2 teachers who teach other than Malay Language such as Mathematics and Music. Besides that, the headmaster of the school was also interviewed. All six students who were involved in this study were students from primary school. Two students were from standard four, two students were from standard five and two students were from standard 6. All of these students were randomly chosen with the purpose to view their achievement as a whole. Suggestions for future researches were also proposed to increase the level of language achievement for students with hearing-impairment that uses cue speech as communication tools.

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