An Analysis Of Students' Vocabulary Mastery In The Fifith Semester Students Of English Language Education Department Universitas Islam Riau

Afdilla, Novia (2022) An Analysis Of Students' Vocabulary Mastery In The Fifith Semester Students Of English Language Education Department Universitas Islam Riau. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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Abstract

Vocabulary is an essential element to master English language skills, namely speaking, listening, writing, and reading. However to master vocabulary is challenging for students. A large number of the students have lack of vocabulary mastery. The students have some problems to improve their vocabulary. Based on the phenomenon this research aims to find out the level of vocabulary mastery and what the problem that face by the students to improve their vocabulary mastery. This research worked on quantitative research approach through a descriptive research design. This study involved 25 students in the fifth semester of English Language Education Department of Universitas Islam Riau. The students were asked to answer 40 questions to ascertain their vocabulary level which was done online through a link. After completing the test, the students can know the result of the test. The questions used for the test come from the Oxford standard online test which can be accessed in this link http://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/english-level-test/vocabulary. Then, some of representative students were invited to be interviewed in order to investigate their problems in learning vocabulary. The finding of this study showed that the students’s vocabulary mastery still need to be improved. Based on the result of the test, there are eight students got A1(Beginner) level. Then in the A2 (Pre-intermediate) level are eight students. While in the group B1(Intermediate) level are seven students and the B2 (Upper Intermediate) level only two students. At C1 (Advanced) and C2 (Proficient) levels, no students could achieve the levels. Furthermore, the interview result reveals that the students experienced some problems to improve their vocabulary; do not know the appropriate learning technique, rarely learn new words, difficult to master proper pronunciation in English, do not have the motivation to improve their vocabulary mastery of English.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Analysis, Vocabulary mastery, English
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
> Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mohamad Habib Junaidi
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2022 09:12
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2022 09:12
URI: http://repository.uir.ac.id/id/eprint/13030

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