An Analysis Of Students’ Ability Of Using Academic Words In Essay Writing By The Fifth Semester Students Of English Language Education Universitas Islam Riau

Silaen, Dina Tiodora (2019) An Analysis Of Students’ Ability Of Using Academic Words In Essay Writing By The Fifth Semester Students Of English Language Education Universitas Islam Riau. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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Abstract

The aims of this study was to find out (1) the percentage of academic words being used in essay writing by fifth semester students of English Language Education Universitas Islam Riau and (2) the level of the academic words being used in essay writing by fifth semester students of English Language Education Universitas Islam Riau. This study is a descriptive qualitative research by using random sampling. The analysis was based on Academic Word List (AWL) Highlighter classified into 10 levels of frequency, from the highest (level 1) to the lowest (level 10). The researcher took 150 students as sample. The sample was in 5th semester. The researcher used writing test as instrument. There are 16 text, from the 16 written texts, it was found the most academic words used in level 1 (51 of 152 words or 33,60%) and the least is level 10 (1 word of 152 or 0,65%). It can be concluded that the students of fifth semester students of English Language Education Universitas Islam Riau have been used academic words in their writing with the frequent words. From this test we can know that students have been used academic words in their writing.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Academic words, Ability, Essay writing.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
> Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mia
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2022 04:16
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2022 04:16
URI: http://repository.uir.ac.id/id/eprint/7726

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