STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN WRITING RECOUNT BASED ON GENERIC STRUCTURE, LANGUAGE FEATURES AND SOCIAL FUNCTION (a Case of the Tenth Grade Students of State Senior High School 2 Pemalang in the First Semester of Academic Year of 2010/ 2011)

Taufik Nurhidayat , 2201406615 (2011) STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN WRITING RECOUNT BASED ON GENERIC STRUCTURE, LANGUAGE FEATURES AND SOCIAL FUNCTION (a Case of the Tenth Grade Students of State Senior High School 2 Pemalang in the First Semester of Academic Year of 2010/ 2011). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    Abstract

    Based on the School-Based Curriculum (KTSP), English subject is aimed at developing the four skills in language learning (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). The tenth graders of Senior High School students are expected to reach the informational level of literacy. The problems discussed in this study are as follows: (1) how generic structure constructs recount texts written by the tenth graders of State Senior High School 2 Pemalang in the academic year of 2010/2011? (2) How language features are used in recount texts written by the tenth graders? (3) How do the generic structure and language features of recount texts enable the students to achieve the social function? Descriptive qualitative research method is used in this research. The data of the study are recount texts made by the tenth grade students. In this study, writing test are given as the instrument of the study. The results of the analysis show that they have a good level of organization aspect. Most of all the students’ recount writings have correct generic structure of a recount text. In the area of language features, they have done their tasks to achieve adequate level and they succeeded in achieving the social purpose of recount text. In details, from thirty students who take part in this research, there are three students who are in the excellent level, eighteen students, in a good level and nine students who in an adequate level based on Brown’s analytical scale for rating composition tasks. In relation with the result of the study, it can be suggested (1) for classroom English teachers to apply appropriate methods and techniques in teaching recount text in class to his or her students so that they are able to write recount text well, and (2) for the next researchers, it is hoped that this research can be a source of literature review to conduct similar researches.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Recount Text, Generic Structure, Language Features, Social Function, Descriptive Qualitative Method.
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: dwi perpus unnes
    Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2011 22:32
    Last Modified: 13 Apr 2011 22:32

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