STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES IN ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASS AT EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP TA’MIRUL ISLAM SURAKARTA IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/201

Puspitasari, Endah and Solikhah, Imroatus (2017) STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES IN ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASS AT EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP TA’MIRUL ISLAM SURAKARTA IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/201. skripsi thesis, IAIN Surakarta.

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ABSTRACT Endah Puspitasari. 2017. Students’ Difficulties in English Conversation Class at Eighth Grade Students of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta in Academic Year 2017/2018.Thesis. English Education Department, Islamic Education and Teacher Training Faculty. Advisor : Dr. Imroatus Solikhah, M.Pd. Key Words : English Conversation, English Conversation difficulties. This research describes the students‟ difficulties of conversation at eighth grade student of SMP Ta‟mirul Islam Surakarta. The problems of this research are what are the students‟ difficulties faced by student in English conversation class and what are the factors make students difficult in the class. The objective studies of this research are finding out the difficulties faced by the students and the factor make students difficult in the class. The researcher uses descriptive qualitative research. The subject of this reserch is students eighth grade of B and C class of SMP Ta‟mirul Islam Surakarta. The data were collected from observation, interview, and questionnaire. The researcher took the observation to know the real process of English conversation in the class. The interview was done by the researcher to the teacher and students and the questionnaire was given to collect the data. The subject of this research was 2 classes in students eighth grade B and C, it was include 49 students, the researcher choose 4 students each class to interview. Technique of analyzing data used data reduction, data display, and conclusion. This research uses data triangulation to check validity of the data uses Brown theory. The result of this research shows that the students‟ difficulties faced by the students in English conversation class are: a) lack on vocabulary, b) low in grammatical structure, c) clustering or using word by word, d) incorrect pronunciation, e) low in fluency and f) redundancy. From those problems students have a different types and stages when conversation in the class. The types of students in English conversation are: a. understanding conversation, b. performance conversation, and c. closure conversation. While, the stages of students in English conversation are: a. spontaneously, b. intentional, and c. chaos and rigidity. From the difficulties faced by the students, they are also having the factor make them difficult in English conversation class. The factors that makes students difficult in the class are: a) Afective factors (include motivation and anxiety of the students), b) listening ability, c) inhibition, d) mother tongue use, and e) social environment.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 400 Bahasa > 407 Education, research, related topics
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2018 00:51
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2018 00:51
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/2380

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