Education in ASEAN means the course for students, learn about the evolution of education management, analyze the curriculum, teaching and learning of the countries in ASEAN and students are required to use English in this course. The objectives of this research were to study the achievement, to study the students' language ability, and to study the attitudes towards learning by Task-based Language Teaching. The research samples were 21 third year Mathematics English Program students from Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage in the second semester of the 2017 academic year. The design of this study was the one group pretest-posttest design. Tools used in this research were Task-based Language Teaching Lesson plans, English language test, the achievement test and the attitudes towards questionnaire. Time taken for this experiment was 36 hours. From evaluating the knowledge of students on the Education in ASEAN by using Task-based Language Teaching, students had the average score from total 50 scores in pretest and in the achievement test equal to 15.61, and 38.19 respectively. The students had the average language ability score from total 60 scores in pretest and posttest equal to 15.90, and 43.85 respectively. After the study, the students had better achievement and had gained abilities in vocabulary, grammar and speak English for communication. Students have a very positive attitude and they are highly satisfied toward learning by Task-based Language Teaching. The highest level and high level of their satisfaction stand at 80.95, and 19.05 respectively.
Satsayamon Sangway, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage, Thailand
Stream: Language Development & Literacy
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