EXPLORING COHESION IN EFL LEARNER’S UNDERGRADUATE THESIS

Reni Harliani, (2016) EXPLORING COHESION IN EFL LEARNER’S UNDERGRADUATE THESIS. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

Reni Harliani. 14121320257. Exploring cohesion in EFL learner’s undergraduate thesis. The research explores about cohesion in EFL learners‟ undergraduate thesis. Undergraduate theses include IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon Syekh Nurjati and UPI. This research conceives to analyze cohesion in the introduction of the thesis. The important reason of this research is no one who investigates about exploring cohesion in introduction of thesis where beginning idea is comes. This aimed of research to find types of cohesive devices are used by EFL learners in introduction of thesis and how is the comparison of cohesive device betweenwriters‟ text 01 and writers‟ text 02. The researcher investigated their data from the thesis of EFL learner between IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon student writers‟ text 01 and UPI student writers ‟text 02. this research used qualitative research. Explain the qualitative approach that using by researcher is content analysis. The results of finding had shown clearly that cohesive devices are used by EFL Learner‟s in introduction of thesis and frequencysuch as: on the Grammatical Cohesion; the researcher found reference in the data 01 with total 143 (21.73%) and data 02 with total 68 (22.29%). Conjunction; data 01 with 95 (14.43%) and data 02 with total 42 (13.77%). And then, on the Lexical Cohesion; the researcher got Repetition; data 01 with total 372 (56.53%) and data 02 with total 175 (57.37%). Synonym in the data 01 with total 19 (2.88%) and data 02 with total 8 (2.62%). Antonym; data 01 with total 2 (0.30%) and data 02 with total (0%). Metonym; data 01 with total 2 (0.30%) and data 02 with total 2 (0.65%). Hyponym; data 01 with total 2 (0.30%) and data 02 with total 0 (0%). Collocation; data 01 with total 23 (3.49%) and data 02 with total 10 (3.27%). So, based on the results of research had been shared a number of cohesive. it should be emphasized that their data presented repetition gets highest frequency, it represent another type cohesive device from the finding researched itself and the lowest are antonym, metonym and hyponym in data 01, but there is no word is identified like them in data 02. Here, the authors are same did not explore substitution an ellipsis. Furthermore, the comparison is reflected on their paper in introduction of thesis, based on the results of research which is appeared clearly says that the similarities are repetition get high score from another cohesive, reference “the” and “this”, substitution, ellipsis, metonym. Meanwhile the differences are synonym, antonyms, and hyponym and collocation. Key words: Cohesion, EFL learners, thesis, writers‟ text 01, (data 01), writers‟ text 02 (data 02)

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 03:11
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 03:11
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2206

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