Reducing Adjective Clauses into Participial Phrases: How Good Are The Students?

Journal of English Language Teaching

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Title Reducing Adjective Clauses into Participial Phrases: How Good Are The Students?
Creator Noviani, Noviani
Oktavia, Witri
Students’ Ability, Adjective Clause Reduction, and Participial Phrase.
Description Regarding that the ability to master clause and phrase construction affects the effectiveness and quality of the writing and reading, yet the studies about clause reduction are counted less in amount, it needs to be further examined. The objectives of this study are to find out the ability of English department students in reducing adjective clauses into participial phrases. The population of this research were 162 the second year English Department Students of Universitas Negeri Padang. The sample was 30 students chosen by using cluster sampling technique. Quantitative approach and descriptive method were used to analyze and describe the data which was gained from the test instrument. In general, the results show that averagely the students have such a fair level of mastery of the reduction of adjective clauses with average score 63.9. Indeed, specifically, they have good ability in changing the adjective clause to present, past or appositive and fair ability in correcting the errors. In addition, regarding the Arikunto’s standardized category, it was found that 33.3% students have good ability, and a couple of 20% students were categorized excellent and fair. In addition, 16.7% students were classified poor while 10% of them were noted fail.
Publisher 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); 599-607
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Noviani Noviani

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