The Correlation between Students’ Mastery in Simple Present Tense and Their Ability in Writing Descriptive Text at the Eighth Grade of MTs Negeri Bintan Timur

Dayana, Ukma The Correlation between Students’ Mastery in Simple Present Tense and Their Ability in Writing Descriptive Text at the Eighth Grade of MTs Negeri Bintan Timur. The Correlation between Students’ Mastery in Simple Present Tense and Their Ability in Writing Descriptive Text at the Eighth Grade of MTs Negeri Bintan Timur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to know whether there was significant correlation between students’ mastery in simple present tense and their ability in writing descriptive text at the eighth grade of MTs Negeri Bintan Timur. There were two variables in this research; the independent variable was students’ mastery in simple present tense (X) and dependent variable was ability in writing descriptive text (Y). This research used a correlation research. The total of population was 120 students. The researcher used cluster random sampling technique to take sample. The sample in this research was 30 students. In collecting the data of this research, the researcher used test in the form of change verb in the bracket consisted of 25 items and writing descriptive text test. Based on the result of the hypothetical testing, it found that there was significant correlation between students’ mastery in simple present tense and their ability in writing descriptive text. Based on the data analysis computed by using SPSS, it was obtained that Sig. (2-tailed) = 0.000 < α = 0.05. In another word, sig. (2-tailed) lower than alpha. It means that Ha was accepted and Ho was rejected.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Division: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Ukma Dayana
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2019 08:01
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2019 08:01
URI: http://repository.umrah.ac.id/id/eprint/3586

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