A STUDY ON STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN LEARNING ENGLISH AT SDN KAUMAN I MALANG

DWI ANDARINI, REPTI (2007) A STUDY ON STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN LEARNING ENGLISH AT SDN KAUMAN I MALANG. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

This study was focused on the students’ motivation in learning English at SDN Kauman I Malang. Meanwhile, the purpose this study were: 1) to investigate the students’ motivation in learning English at the fourth grade of SDN Kauman I Malang; 2) to know what the teacher does to motivate the students in learning English at the fourth grade at SDN Kauman I Malang. In this study the descriptive design was used to obtain the data concerning the research problems. This study focused on the English teacher and the fourth grade students at SDN Kauman I Malang as the subjects of this study. Three instruments were used to collect the data: 1) interview, 2) questionnaire, and 3) observation. The research finding shows that out of 128 students of the fourth grade of SDN Kauman I Malang, 63 students (49.22 %) had very high motivation in learning English. Furthermore, 52 students (40.63%) were included in high motivation. Meanwhile, 11 students (8.59%) had average motivation. The next, there were two students (1.56%) who had low motivation. The last, there was no student who had very low motivation in learning English. Furthermore, the mean score of the students’ motivation was 79.39. This means that, in average, the students’ motivation in learning English at SDN Kauman I Malang was high. The ways used by the teacher to motivate the students were: 1) choosing songs as the media in teaching English, 2) letting the students choose the topic that they really like to study, 3) giving response (reward and punishment) to what the student did, 4) publishing the students’ works in the wall magazine after selecting the best of them.

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: 09 May 2012 06:28
Last Modified: 09 May 2012 06:28
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/4883

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