A Study on The Students Paraprhasing Abilityin Argumentative Writing Text at The Seventh Semester of Stain Jurai Siwo Metro in The Academic Year of 2015/2016

Ningsih, Widy Astuti (2015) A Study on The Students Paraprhasing Abilityin Argumentative Writing Text at The Seventh Semester of Stain Jurai Siwo Metro in The Academic Year of 2015/2016. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

Writing is an inseparable part of learning language including English. Oneof indicators shows that someone has a good ability in English is a good atwriting. But, somebody cannot write well when the intention of someone’swriting is difficult to understand. Therefore, paying more attention to write is veryuseful for English learner. There are ways to develop students writing ability suchas mastering paraphrase and argumentative text. Sedhu suggests that paraphrasingcan be defined as rephrasing sentences but without modifying the meaning of thesource. Mastering paraphrase is important for students because to avoid the risk ofstudents’ plagiarism. Meanwhile, mastering argumentative text is key succes forwriting skill. Because argumentative text can help students to build and maketheir opinion or statement.

This research is qualitative research by using case study approach. It is usedto describe student’s paraphrasing ability in argumentative writing text. In the datacollecting tehcnique, this study applies observation and documentation. Theparticipants of this research are twelve students in the seventh semester of EnglishEducation Study Program of STAIN JuraiSiwo Metro in Academic Year2015/2016.

The result of this research shows that there are three levels of paraphrasingability. It can be classified as follows: 33, 3% are in nearing proficiency levels, and50 % are in proficient levels, meanwhile 16,6 % are in advanced levels.Theconclusion of this research is student’s paraphrasing ability in proficient levels.Most of them understood about paraphrasing. Students wrote their paraphrasingaccuracy of information almost all of the key pieces of information are correct andoriginal thought most of sentences are in the student’s words then sentence structuremost sentences show correct grammar and structure.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2020 03:31
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2020 03:31
URI: http://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/3301

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