FACTORS THAT MAKE THE STUDENTS INTERESTED INJOINING ENGLISH CONVERSATION EXTRACURRICULAR

ANDAYANI, RESTU (2010) FACTORS THAT MAKE THE STUDENTS INTERESTED INJOINING ENGLISH CONVERSATION EXTRACURRICULAR. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Interest has a valuable role in students’ successful learning. Students undoubtedly learn more efficiently things that interest them. The students think that what they are learned about is valuable to them personally. They will participate actively because they know how important the learning is. But every student has different reasons or factors in joining an activity. The purpose of this study was to know students’ interest in joining English conversation extracurricular, factors that make the students interested in joining English conversation extracurricular and the most dominant factor that make the students interested in joining English conversation extracurricular. In this study, the researcher applied descriptive qualitative design to get the data. The population of this research was all members of ECE at SMA N 2 BATU. To get the sample, the researcher chose the students used purposive sampling because the members of ECE consisted of first and second year students of Senior High School. As a result of taking purposive sampling, there were 34 first year students to be taken as the sample of this research. Meanwhile, the instrument used was questionnaire. From the result of the study, it was found that the first year students of ECE had very high interest in joining ECE. There were six factors which made the students interested in joining ECE. The first factor was related to aptitude, only few students join ECE because they had aptitude. The second was that most of the students had capability in English, therefore they join ECE. The third factor was concerned with students’ ideal. The students joined ECE because they wanted to reach their ideal in the future related to English. Therefore, most of the students had very high interest in joining ECE because they had internal factor that was ideals. The fourth factor was concerned with students’ family, few of them were asked by their parents to join ECE. The fifth factor was related to their teacher. The teacher motivated the students by using many kinds of technique in teaching such as games, role play, poem, etc. The last factor was connected to society. Only two students joint ECE because their friends also joined the activity. Besides, the most dominant factor that made the students interested in joining ECE was students’ ideal. The students joined ECE because they wanted to reach their ideal in the future related to English.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Anwar Jasin
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2012 15:13
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2012 15:13
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/524

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