Sundari, Luki (2007) THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN PRONOUNCING ENGLISH PHONEMES. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.


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This research is conducted to answer questions concerning student’s ability in pronouncing English phonemes which are not available in Indonesia phonemes. By knowing the students’ ability, it is expected that the teacher and the students get a feedback to improve their skill in pronunciation. In this study, descriptive research design was used to obtain the data related to the students’ ability in pronouncing English phonemes. The research subject of this study was the fourth semester students of the 2005/2006 academic year of English Department of Muhammadiyah University of Malang. The instrument used to collect the data was test. To get the data, the students were asked to pronounce the target words orally, while the students’ performance was taped. Finally, the data were analyzed. The result of the study shows that in average the students’ ability in pronouncing English phonemes is excellent, with the mean of students’ score, = 89. 4. There were four phonemes which were focused on: phonemes æ with excellent score (81. 3); phoneme ð with excellent score also (88. 1); phoneme θ with poor score (46. 2); and phoneme ƒ with good score (72. 7).

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 04:18
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2012 04:18

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