THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN UNDERSTANDING SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE AND THEIR ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGLISH WRITING SENTENCE AT THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF SMK TELADAN KERTASEMAYA

TINA HERWINA, (2013) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN UNDERSTANDING SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE AND THEIR ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGLISH WRITING SENTENCE AT THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF SMK TELADAN KERTASEMAYA. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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TINA HERWINA : The students’ ability in understanding tenses (grammar) at SMK Teladan Kertasemaya is less getting attention, especially in learning writing sentence by using simple present tense. Most of them make mistake while writing in the right form. The student’s writing skill at SMK Teladan Kertasemaya is low. The students are less interested, they get the difficulties to write down their ideas in writing, how to put the right punctuation, the use of tenses, article, and knowing the structure. The aim of the research is to analyze the correlation between the students ability in understanding simple present tense and their achievement in English writing sentence at the first grade students of SMK Teladan Kertasemaya. This research is based on the According to Day with Krois Linder, Firth and Translegal’s theory which informs that in fact,written language is fundamentally different from spoken language in many ways: It includes skills such as spelling and punctuation which are not used in speech; It uses many grammar and vocabulary structures. The population of the research is all of the first grade students of SMK Teladan Kertasemaya that amount are 297 students, and the sample are 75 students. The kind of the research is quantitative research. The instrument of collecting data used by the researcher is observation and test. The data which have been collected, analyzed by means of Product moment for a quantitative data. The result of the test is shows that the students’ ability in understanding simple present tense as X variable is 79, it is categorized as very good. And their achievement in English writing sentence as Y variable is 74, it is categorized as good. After analyzing data by using Product Moment formula, it can be known that the result of tobservation is 4,08. Based on the “t” value, the level of significant 5% is 2.00. It is supported by the absolute value of to > ttable Or 4.08 > 2.00. It is categorized as sufficient correlation between X and Y variable. There is positive and significant correlation between students’ ability in understanding simple present tense and their achievement in English writing sentence at the first grade students of SMK Teladan Kertasemaya. English teacher should always provide a conducive learning situation. Students need to learn about grammar gradually. One of them is about the tenses (simple present tense). By mastering grammar can help students in understanding how to write a sentence with grammatically correct and appropriate

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2017 08:02
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2017 08:02
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/1920

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