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AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS' LEARNING STRATEGIES IN COMPOSING NARRATIVE AT UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG

SANDHITYA, YOGA (2012) AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS' LEARNING STRATEGIES IN COMPOSING NARRATIVE AT UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

As one of the English skills, writing has an important role in teaching and learning process. Writing is a student's way to express their feeling through words or symbols that will be conveyed to others. Unfortunately, many students have difficulty to master writing skill. Consequently, they cannot write a good paragraph. Furthermore, an appropriate strategy is needed to help students understand the material easily. The present study is intended to know the kinds of learning strategies, and to find out the most dominant learning strategies used by fifth semester students in composing narrative at University of Muhammadiyah Malang. This study used a descriptive quantitative as the research design. Then the writer used proportional random sampling as the sampling technique. The subjects of this study were fifth semester students and the total numbers of students were 320 students. The researcher took 25% of those students. To collect the data of this study, the researcher used a Likert Scale. Likert Scale was given to 80 students. The data of this study were analyzed by using descriptive statistic. The data from the Likert Scale were analyzed by using numerical description. Based on the result of the data analysis, the writer found that the fifth semester students used all the strategies to support and improve their learning process especially in composing narrative. Those learning strategies were memory strategies, semantic strategies, cognitive strategies, affective strategies, social strategies, metacognitive strategies, and mnemonic strategies. Furthermore, the most dominant learning strategies among seven strategies used by fifth semester students was memory strategy. It was 17, 82%. The students used this strategy because they like to classify and make a concept of their idea before they writes down into the text. Furthermore, the students like to apply images and sounds to support their learning especially in composing narrative paragraph. Meanwhile, others learning strategies were Semantic Strategies 17,73%, Cognitive Strategies 17,37%, Affective Strategies 15,71%, Social Strategies 10,79%, Metacognitive Strategies 10,77%, Mnemonic Strategies 9, 81%.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Ruli Alfi
Date Deposited: 09 May 2016 02:09
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2018 03:37
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/29197

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