LANGUAGE ATTITUDE OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS TOWARDS ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION (The Case of Turkish and Indonesian Students of Universitas Negeri Semarang Majoring in English)

Dyah Ayu Ratnaningtyas , 2201411137 (2017) LANGUAGE ATTITUDE OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDENTS TOWARDS ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION (The Case of Turkish and Indonesian Students of Universitas Negeri Semarang Majoring in English). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Abstract

This research is concerned with the correlation between Indonesian and Turkish students of English Department in Universitas Negeri Semarang’s language attitude and their pronunciation skill.This research was written because there are many students who find difficulties in learning pronunciation, not only Indonesian students, but also Turkish students. The objective of this research is to find out whether there is significant correlation between students’ language attitude and their pronunciation skilland also to compare the result of Indonesian and Turkish students. This research used correlational research design. Itstarted with atry out and ended with a test. The instruments were questionnaire and test. Questionaire were divided into two parts, language attitude and pronunciation skill questionnaires. The test was used to obtain pronunciation skill data. Meanwhile, questionnaire was used to gather the language attitude data. The students ofPrinciples on Language Testing class of English Department in UniversitasNegeri Semarangwere chosen as the subjects of this research. The statistics result of this research showed that the correlation betweenstudents’ language attitude and their pronunciation skill were significantly high.The correlation was high because its value is 1 by the range of 1.00 > 0.80 > 0.463.Whereas critical values of the r Product Moment with 95% confidence level and the number of subject 30 was 0.463. It means the correlation coefficient between the students’ language attitude and their pronunciation skill wassignificant because rxy<rtable (1<0.463.). There is a slight difference between Indonesian and Turkish students’ language attitude based on the result of questionnaires.Indonesian students are better in pronouncing English than Turkish students. Indonesian students show better attitude than Turkish students towards their English pronunciation skill. For respondents’ orientation in learning English, they are influenced by both integrative orientation and instrumental orientation. Therefore,the students should show better attitude towards everything they learn since it could affect their motivation and ability in learning something.

Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Key Words: Correlation, Pronunciation, Language Attitude, Indonesian and Turkish students
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General) > Interactive Learning
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning Model
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
P Language and Literature > PE English
Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
Depositing User: Eko Handoyo Eko
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 13:38
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2018 13:38

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