STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES OF WRITING THESIS (LINGUISTIC ASPECT)

SUSANTO, HERU (2006) STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES OF WRITING THESIS (LINGUISTIC ASPECT). Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

The main objective of this study was to investigate the students' difficulties of linguistic aspects of thesis writing. The respondents of this study were English Department students of academic year 2001/2002 of Muhammadiyah University of Malang. The analysis on the students' difficulty would cover grammar, vocabulary, punctuation, and spelling. The writer used descriptive qualitative design to get the answer of the research problem. They were 17 students used as a sample of these study. Document was utilized in this study. In document the researcher only analyzed the linguistics problem based on the advisors' revisions. After the researcher collected and analyzed the data, he found that many students had difficulty in writing thesis especially in grammar, choosing vocabulary, punctuation and spelling. Grammar was the most difficult aspect faced by the research students with the percentage 67.56%. Vocabulary was the second difficulty faced by the students with 18.54%. Punctuation was the third difficulty faced by students with 10.73%. And the last difficulty was spelling with 3.17%. Based on the research findings, the researcher concluded that students had many difficulties in linguistic aspect. The first difficulty was grammar, the second was choosing vocabulary, the third was punctuation, and the last was spelling.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2012 08:43
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2012 08:43
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/12553

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