THE CORRELATION BETWEEN PAST TENSE MASTERY ANDTHE ABILITY OF TRANSLATING NARRATIVE TEXT AT THE NINTH GRADE STUDENTS OF MTS ASSALAAM TIPAR

ARSYADAHLIBET, (2014) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN PAST TENSE MASTERY ANDTHE ABILITY OF TRANSLATING NARRATIVE TEXT AT THE NINTH GRADE STUDENTS OF MTS ASSALAAM TIPAR. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syehk Nurjati Cirebon.

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ARSYAD AHLIBET: The Correlation Between Past Tense Mastery And The Ability Of Translating Narrative Text At The Ninth Grade Students Of MTs Assalaam Tipar The aim of the research is to find out the correlation between students’ mastery in past tense and their ability in translating narrative text at the ninth grade students of MTs Assalaam Tipar. In learning English process, the students have to master not only vocabulary but also grammar because grammar is essential as the rules of word to make meaningful. Larsen-freeman and Celce Murcia (1983: 2) assess that grammar affect the students’ performance in all four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. To be able to translate well in foreign language, for example, students first of all have to master the grammar. Past tense is the tenses that used in narrative text. The method of the research is quantitative research. The sample of the research is 25 students, that is the all of students of the ninth grade of MTs Assalaam Tipar. The instruments of collecting data are observation, interview and test. The technique of analysis data for correlation research by using the formula is product moment correlation by Pearson. The writer administered two kinds of tests, namely grammar test and translation test. Both of the tests were in written form. In grammar test, the writer used multiple choice test, while in translation test, the writer asked students to translate a kind text of narrative into English. The result of the test shows that the average score of the students’ mastery in past tense as X variable is 6.56. It means that the students’ mastery in past tense at the ninth grade can be categorized as “sufficient”. And the average score of the students’ ability in translating narrative text as Y variable is 5.60. It means that the students’ ability in translating narrative text at the ninth grade can be categorized as “sufficient”. The result of the correlation is 0.44. Based on the value of “r” it can be categorized that there is enough or sufficient correlation between the students’ mastery in past tense and their ability in translating narrative text at the ninth grade. After the result analysis data of test, based on the value that has analyzed can be said that there is positive correlation between the students’ mastery in past tense and their ability in translating narrative text. The writer suggest for the English teacher to be more serious and careful in teaching past tense because past tense is one way to make the students easier to translate narrative text. The writer also suggest’ that students’ should improve their mastery of past tense because the mastery of past tense can improve their ability in translating narrative text.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum) > Model Pembelajaran
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: H. Tohirin S.Ag
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 06:42
Last Modified: 18 May 2017 06:42
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2947

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