An Analysis of the Third Year Students’ Difficulties in Writing Argumentative Essay at English Department of FKIP Bung Hatta University

Vivid Journal of Language and Literature

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Title An Analysis of the Third Year Students’ Difficulties in Writing Argumentative Essay at English Department of FKIP Bung Hatta University
 
Creator Yulansari, Retno
 
Subject Writing; Argumentative Essay; Difficulties
 
Description This research aimed to find out students' difficulties in writing an argumentative essay. The research used descriptive method; the population was the third year students of the English department, FKIP Bung Hatta University Padang. They were divided into four classes, A, B, C and D. Sample of this research was class B, and the size of the sample was 35 students.  The writer used the cluster random sampling technique to get a representative sample. The research result showed that that is 21(60%) students have difficulties in writing an argumentative essay and the result of the writing test. Specifically, from data analysis of writing task showed that 21(60%) students had difficulties in organization of idea, 22(62.85%) students in grammar, 20 (57.14%) students vocabulary, 21 (60%) students in using transition signal, and 21(60%) students in mechanics.
 
Publisher English Department, Faculty of Humanities, Andalas University
 
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Date 2019-11-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://jurnalvivid.fib.unand.ac.id/index.php/vivid/article/view/155
10.25077/vj.8.2.52-58.2019
 
Source Vivid: Journal of Language and Literature; Vol 8, No 2 (2019); 52-58
2502-146X
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://jurnalvivid.fib.unand.ac.id/index.php/vivid/article/view/155/169
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Retno Yulansari
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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