THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN UNDERSTANDING DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH AND THE STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGLISH WRITING AT THE SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF SMA NEGERI 4 CIREBON

VERRA VOLLIANT, (2012) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN UNDERSTANDING DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH AND THE STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGLISH WRITING AT THE SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF SMA NEGERI 4 CIREBON. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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VERRA VOLLIANT: “The Correlation Between the Students’ Ability in Understanding Direct and Indirect Speech and the Students’ Achievement in English Writing at the Second Year Sudents of SMA Negeri 4 Cirebon” Understanding of direct and indirect speech (grammar) at SMA Negeri 4 Cirebon is less getting attention, especially in learning writing. Grammar is very important for a student who is learning second language. The student‟s writing skill at SMA Negeri 4 Cirebon is low, especially in knowing the structure, the use of tenses, punctuation, and writing words or groups of words correctly, these are caused by less motivation in learning English. The aim of the research is to know the correlation between the students‟ ability in understanding direct and indirect speech and the students‟ achievement in English writing. This research is based on the LauraRobb‟s theory which informs that there are three significant reasons for students learn and understand grammar: grammar provides teacher and students with common language that enables them to talk about writing. The kind of this research is quantitative research. The population of research is all of second year students of SMA Negeri 4 Cirebon that the amount is 319 students, and the sample is 76 students. The instruments of collecting data are observation, interview, and test. The mind instrument of the research is test. The data which have been collected analyzed by means of Product moment for a quantitative data. The result of test shows that the students‟ ability in understanding direct and indirect speech as X variable is 81.40, it is categorized good. The students‟ achievement in English writing as Y variable is 70.68. It is categorized good. After analyzing data by using Product Moment formula, can be known that the result of tobservationis 4.226. It‟s more high than the result of ttable = 2.00 on the level 5% and 2.65 on the level 1%. Based on the value “t” it can be stated that there is positive and significant correlation of understanding direct and indirect speech on student‟s achievement in English writing. Grammar is the foundation of language and will arise in every language skill that is listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The students have learned knowlegde about grammar step by step, and one of them is direct and indirect speech. By learning grammar, we can write the structure of words correctly.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 04:30
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2017 03:12
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/1310

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