AFFECTIVE ISSUES IN SPEAKING FACED BY ENGLISH AND ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT STUDENTS (A Case Study of the Second Semester English and Accounting Department Students of Semarang State University in the Academic Year of 2014 - 2015)

Syifaul Lathifah, 2201411036 (2015) AFFECTIVE ISSUES IN SPEAKING FACED BY ENGLISH AND ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT STUDENTS (A Case Study of the Second Semester English and Accounting Department Students of Semarang State University in the Academic Year of 2014 - 2015). Under Graduates thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG.

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    Abstract

    This study investigated the affective issues in English speaking that were faced by English and Accounting department students and its causes. The main goal of the study was to find out the similarities and differences of affective issues that were faced by the students of the two departments of Semarang State University in the academic year 2014 -2015. In this study, fourty students in the two department consisted of three males and thirty seven females were being analyzed. A descriptive qualitative was used to elaborate the result of data analysis derived from the students‟ responses towards the interview questions and the class observation. In terms of findings, the study revealed that lack of self-confidence, fear of making mistake, and anxiety as the affective issues in English speaking faced by the students in the two departments. Those issues were commonly caused by internal and external side of the students. The external causes were other‟s reaction towards one‟s mistake and specific conditions that someone experiences while doing speaking English. Moreover, students‟ negative thought about others‟ perception towards them, ability, and personality became the internal causes that affected students in English speaking. In English department, fear of making mistake became the biggest affective issue. Meanwhile, in Accounting department, lack of self-confidence became the first rank affective issue faced by the students. Therefore, by using more varied speaking activities in class and a learning method with effective life long learners as its goal were suggested for the lecturers. For the students, it was better to get more exposure with different topics in English speaking and give positive reaction towards other‟s mistake.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Affective issue, speaking, college student
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: sumarsono mahasiswa unnes
    Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2015 05:13
    Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 05:13

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