Rural High School Students’ Attitude toward Literature in English; A Descriptive Study at SMA N 1 Batipuh

Journal of English Language Teaching

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Title Rural High School Students’ Attitude toward Literature in English; A Descriptive Study at SMA N 1 Batipuh
Creator Damuri, Devina
Wahyuni, Delvi
Elective Course, Attitude, Rural, Literature in English.
Description The new regulation in curriculum 2013 required senior high schools students to choose a compulsory subject that is generally known as elective course. One of all compulsory subjects in elective course is English elective class. Elective course are also implemented in every senior high schools in Indonesia including rural senior high schools. There are some obstacles to learning English in rural areas. Hence, the researcher is interested to research rural Senior High School students' attitudes toward literature in English. This study was descriptive qualitative research. The participants of this research were 22-second grade students as representative of Social Science class in second grade in SMA N 1 Batipuh. The instrumentations of this research are collected from questionnaire and interview. As for the points to the students, namely the favorite genre of literature, benefits of learning literature, topic preferences, the use of language in the classroom, and also the learning obstacles in rural senior high schools. The findings of this research showed that rural students have a positive attitude towards literature in English.
Publisher Universitas Negeri Padang
Contributor English Department, Faculty of Language and Arts, Universitas Negeri Padang
Date 2021-11-27
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Journal of English Language Teaching; Vol 10, No 4 (2021); 566-577
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Devina Damuri

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