An Analysis Of Essay Writing Difficulties Faced By The Third Semester Students In English Language Education Of FKIP Universitas Islam Riau

Zakiah, Nur Anisa (2022) An Analysis Of Essay Writing Difficulties Faced By The Third Semester Students In English Language Education Of FKIP Universitas Islam Riau. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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Abstract

Writing is a very complex skill and difficult to master. Difficulties in writing can be seen in various aspects of writing. There are various factors that cause difficulties in writing. This study aims to analyze the kind of writing difficulties faced by the third semester students in Universitas Islam Riau. We used survey and the population of this research was the third semester students consisting of 101 students. This descriptive research employed qualitative techniques was considered as an appropriate approach as a type of research. The population of this study was third semester students of English Education at Universitas Islam Riau, while the sample was selected through random sampling technique that consists of 15 students. The data were collected from made questionnaire in the Google form and interview through Google meet. The result of this research was presented descriptively in order to indicate that student difficulties in essay writing. The result of percentage showed that, the third students at Universitas Islam Riau faced difficulties in essay writing. The overall mean of students' problems in writing in the third semester students in Universitas Islam Riau was (4.10) categorized as "high". Specifically, students problems in poor organization was (3.78), problem of word choice (4.10), grammatical error (3.88), spelling problem (3.25), confused on supporting the ideas (3.63), punctuation problem (3.42), capitalization (2.80). Moreover, from the interpretation of the mean, and most of the students agreed that they had dominant problems; word choice and grammar. Meanwhile, lack of motivation was the most common factors of students' writing problems.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Students’ Difficulties, Writing, Essay Writing
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: 22 Oct 2022 02:53
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 02:53
URI: http://repository.uir.ac.id/id/eprint/16774

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