THE PORTRAIT OF EFL LEARNERS’ CAPABILITY IN WRITING REPORT TEXT: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH AT SMAN 1 RAJAGALUH

RINI ANDRIANI, (2017) THE PORTRAIT OF EFL LEARNERS’ CAPABILITY IN WRITING REPORT TEXT: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH AT SMAN 1 RAJAGALUH. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

RINI ANDRIANI: Rini Andriani. 14121310348. The Portrait of EFL Learners’ Capability in Writing Report Text: Qualitative Research at SMAN 1 Rajagaluh. In Indonesia, English as compulsory subject is learned from junior high school up to university. According to School-Based curriculum (Depdiknas, 2006: 308) the objective of teaching learning English at Senior High School is that the students are expected to be able to develop communicative competence both in written and in spoken form to achieve informational literacy level. Although English is compulsory subject in Indonesia, most of senior high school students still have difficulties in learning English, especially writing. Writing is still one of the most difficult skill for language learners because writing is not just arranging the words, but writing is a process of thinking and creativity for writer to develop their ideas, knowledge, information into written language. The aims of this research are: 1) find out the EFL learners’ capability in writing report text, 2) find out the difficulties that are faced by EFL learners when writing report text. Therefore, the analysis mainly employs qualitative methods which is descriptive qualitative. In qualitative study, the researcher is the main instrument for gathering and analyzing the data (Ary et. al., 2010: p 424). This study used observation, interview and documentation as the techniques of collecting data. Participants of this research are the second grade EFL learners of SMAN 1 Rajagaluh, exactly in XI MIPA 4. This study reveals that EFL learners’ capability in writing report text is categorized as fair to poor. They are still difficult to develop and express their idea to the written text. It indicates that the teacher in teaching process has to concern more to touch language structures, text functions, themes or topics, creative expression, composing processes, content, genre and contexts of writing (Hyland, 2003: 2). In addition, the difficulties that are faced by the students when writing the report text are vocabulary, grammar and developing or expressing their idea into written text. Keywords: EFL learners, writing capability, writing difficulties, report text

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: 28 Apr 2017 07:58
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2017 07:58
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2343

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