A STUDY ON STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN TRANSLATING AN ARGUMENTATIVE TEXT

HASANAH, MARYATUL (2007) A STUDY ON STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN TRANSLATING AN ARGUMENTATIVE TEXT. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Translation is the replacement of textual language in source language (SL) by equivalent textual material in target language (TL). Its purpose is as a bridge to transfer science, technology and information all over the world that has different language and grammar and meaning. The purpose of this study is to know the ability of translation’ students in translating an argumentative text. This study was conducted by using descriptive quantitative design. In this study, the writer took 40 students as the sample, 20 students from class A and 20 students from class B. To obtain the data, the writer used a test as the instrument. Based on the result of the analysis in student’s translation, in relation to the ability of the students in translating an argumentative text, it found that from 40 sample students there were no students (0%) who got score 90. It means that among them, there were no students who have closely perfect translation ability in translating an argumentative text. The students who got score 75 up to 84 was only one person (2.5 %), she got score 77. It showed that she has very well ability in translation. Next, there were 17 (42.5%) students who got score among 61 up to 75. It means, they have good ability in translation. Meanwhile, among 15 students (37.5%) got score in average 4660. it could be said that they have moderate ability in translating. The last, there were 7 students (17.5 %) who got the lowest score, 20 up to 45. it could be categorized that they have poor translation. In general, the students’ ability in translating an argumentative text was moderate because the result of the average score computation was equal to 58.

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: 05 Jun 2012 03:59
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2012 03:59
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/6595

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