THE CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS’ SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE MASTERY AND THEIR ABILITY IN WRITING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMPN 1 KARYA PENGGAWA PESISIR BARAT IN 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

Fitria, Evi (2017) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS’ SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE MASTERY AND THEIR ABILITY IN WRITING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMPN 1 KARYA PENGGAWA PESISIR BARAT IN 2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

In this research, the writer focused on the correlation between students’ simple present tense mastery and their ability in writing descriptive text. The objective of this research was to know whether there was a correlation between students’ simple present tense mastery and their ability in writing descriptive text at the first semester of the eighth grade of SMPN 1 Karya Penggawa Pesisir Barat in 2016/2017 academic year. There were two variables in this research, the independent variable, students’ simple present tense mastery (X) and dependent variable, students’ ability in writing descriptive text (Y). This is a correlation research. It is used to know the correlation between students’ simple present tense mastery and their ability in writing descriptive text. In taking the sample of the research, cluster random sampling was applied. The population of the research was taken from the students of eighth grade at SMPN 1 Karya Penggawa Pesisir Barat in 2016/2017 academic year. The sample of the research was taken 30 students from 121 population. In collecting the data of this research, the writer used objective test that were multiple choices consisted of 40 items test and writing descriptive text test. In this research, SPSS was used to compute Rank Spearmans’ formula. After doing the hypothetical testing, the result demonstrated that there was positive correlation between students’ simple present tense mastery and their ability in writing descriptive text. Based on the data analysis computed by using SPSS, it was obtained that Sig = 0,001 and α = 0.05. It means that Ha is accepted because Sig < α = 0.05. Based on this research, it was suggested that to have a good ability in writing descriptive text, students should have a good mastery of simple present tense.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: ADMINLIB PERPUSTAKAAN
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 07:29
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 07:29
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/291

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