An Analysis of Students’ Ability in Writing Descriptive Texts

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Title An Analysis of Students’ Ability in Writing Descriptive Texts
Creator Turnip, Yusri Apriani Margaretha
Marbun, Fransiska Vanny Guitara
Girsang, Anita Lovia
Tarigan, Sri Ninta
Description The research was conducted aiming to an analysis of  students’ ability in writing descriptive texts at the second grade SMP Swasta Talitakum medan”. The method used in this research is qualitative method. This research was conducted at the second grade focus on generic structure, characteristics, vocabulary. From the data analysis of 23 students, 43.48% of students had a low writing ability category, 34.78% had a medium writing ability, and 21.73% had a high writing ability category. The researchers found that students still had many difficulties in making paragraphs that used the correct generic structure. So students need a lot of practice both at home and courses.
Keywords: writing, descriptive text, generic structure.
Publisher Institut Penelitian Matematika, Komputer, Keperawatan, Pendidikan dan Ekonomi (IPM2KPE)
Date 2019-12-28
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal; Vol 3 No 1 (2019): Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal; 173-179
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal

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