THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN IDENTIFYING ENGLISH FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AT THE EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMPS MAITREYAWIRA TANJUNGPINANG

HENNY, FRANSISCA THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN IDENTIFYING ENGLISH FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AT THE EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMPS MAITREYAWIRA TANJUNGPINANG. THE STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN IDENTIFYING ENGLISH FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AT THE EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMPS MAITREYAWIRA TANJUNGPINANG. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to know the eighth grade students’ ability in identifying English figurative language and the percentage of ability at SMPS Maitreyawira Tanjungpinang. Research design that the researcher used is qualitative descriptive with purposive sampling technique to get the research subject. The subject of the study was the class eight E students of SMPS Maitreyawira Tanjungpinang in the Academic Year of 2018/2019, which consisting of 30 students. The researcher got the data by used English figurative test to the students. The researcher used Glass writing assessment to analyze students’ writing ability. But, the researcher just focuses in four types of figurative language. The result of this study is the students’ ability in figurative language is low, specifically four type of figurative language (alliteration, hyperbole, metaphor and personification). This supported by the fact that among 30 students, there were only 6.67% got excellent score, 6.67% got good score, 16.67% got average score and 70% got poor score. Based into the class average percentage, the students in the class VIII.E got 38.67%, means poor ability. Keyword: Ability, Type, Figurative language

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Division: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Henny Fransisca Henny
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2019 05:02
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2019 05:02
URI: http://repository.umrah.ac.id/id/eprint/3314

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