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A Study On Difficulties Of Listening Comprehension Of Toefl At State Islamic College (Stain) Of Jurai Siwo Metro

Setiawan, Angga (2013) A Study On Difficulties Of Listening Comprehension Of Toefl At State Islamic College (Stain) Of Jurai Siwo Metro. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) is an inseparable part of English. It needs to know the student’s English ability in an academic setting. Many countries used TOEFL as the requirement to enter into the university or attain scholarship. There are three sections in TOEFL namely, Listening Comprehension, Structure and written expression and Reading Comprehension. Nevertheless, most of students has problems to answer the questions of TOEFL especially in the listening comprehension section.

The goal of this research is to figure out what are the difficulties faces by students in the lstening comprehension section of TOEFL and to know the strategies uses to answer the questions of listening comprehension of TOEFL. The characteristic in this study is a qualitative research by using case study approach. The object of the research is 20 students of eight semester of English education study programn in academic year 2012/2013 who already followed the TOEFL. The data were collected by documentation and interview and miles and hubberman model was used to analyze the data.

The result of this research shows that there are 5 type of question in listening comprehension section of TOEFL namely main idea question, detail question, inference and implied question, asking behavior question and organization question. The result of data analysis ilustrated the frequency of listening comprehension error in main idea question was 20%, detail question was
22%, inference and implied question was 24%, asking behavior question was 22%
and organization question was 12%.

The conclusion of this research was that mostly, the students still have difficulties to any type of question in the listening comprehension section of TOEFL. The type of question that has the biggest number of difficulties in the listening comprehension section of TOEFL was inference and implied question.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Saiful Manaf M.Pd.I
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2020 12:40
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2020 12:40

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