Creation and Development of English Vocabulary Knowledgebase on Buddhism for Thai Youth

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Supakorn Napikul


A study of Creation and Development of English Vocabulary Knowledgebase on Buddhism for Thai Youth aimed to study English vocabulary in Buddhism and to publish English vocabulary in Buddhism.The research was qualitative research. The participants were 10seventh-grade novice students at Watmakhamwitthaya School and 10 seventh-grade students at Samakkhiwitthayakhom School. The research tools were structured Interview and vocabulary test. The findings of this study revealed that students in both schools had the same knowledge level based on the analysis of score. Researchers determined three chapters to be analyzed including chapter 1. English Vocabulary for Buddhist principles. 2. Buddhist activities. 3. Religious places and artifacts. In addition, the result showed that the students in seventh-grade students had knowledge of English vocabulary about religious places and artifacts while the novices have the most knowledge of English vocabulary about principles. According to the score gathered in this study, students in both schools revealed the same rate of score in average. Moreover, it was found that novice students had knowledge of the principles while seventh-grade students had more knowledge of religious and the physical aspects. It could be said that the development of the syllabus of Buddhism in English should be promoted and supported. In addition, there should be a knowledgebase and developed into book category of English vocabulary in Buddhism.

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Napikul, S. . (2021). Creation and Development of English Vocabulary Knowledgebase on Buddhism for Thai Youth. International Journal of Multidisciplinary in Cultures & Religions Studies, 2(1), 29–34. Retrieved from


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