An Analysis Of Language Attitude Of The Sixth Semester Students On Learning Speaking At English Department Of FKIP UIR

Siagian, Endang Marianti Br. (2022) An Analysis Of Language Attitude Of The Sixth Semester Students On Learning Speaking At English Department Of FKIP UIR. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to discover the students' language attitudes in the sixth semester of English Language Education at FKIP UIR. A student's language attitude occurs in how they think and act. The Students can have a positive attitude but struggle to define it. The descriptive quantitative method was applied in this study. The research sample comprised 24 sixth-semester English Language Education students chosen by purposive sampling. The study instrument was used to collect data from questionnaires and interviews. Meanwhile, Google Forms and Zoom Meeting were utilized to collect data. The overall number of questions included 30 statements on the Likert Scale for the questionnaire and 15 open-ended questions for the interviews. According to the results of the questionnaire, the research discovered that the students had a positive attitude toward learning speaking skills, as indicated by the percentages of the three components of attitude, of which the cognitive component accounted for a large proportion of the responses at about 70.25 % stated that speaking English is important because it will make them more educated and help them acquire new information). Then, for the affective component, more than half of the students, or 68.75%, reported that speaking English is fun and induces positive emotions. In addition, from a readiness for action (conative) perspective, a substantial proportion of students, 67.16 %, like learning English and finding ways to improve their speaking skills, despite feeling ashamed and lacking confidence when speaking the language.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Language Attitude, Learning Speaking
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: 12 Oct 2022 02:00
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2022 02:00
URI: http://repository.uir.ac.id/id/eprint/16267

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