A STUDY ON THE ABILITY OF THE TENTH GRADE AT SMA N I TAMBANG IN UNDERSTANDING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT

  • Marwa Marwa
Keywords: Ability, descriptive, and text

Abstract

In SMA N 1 TAMBANG, the researcher found Based on the result of observation the
fact shows that most of the students have low ability in descriptive text, especially at the tenth
grade students. It perhaps, caused by several factors such as, some students do not know generic
of structure, some students do not really understand about information of given paragraphs, some
students do not fully know the meaning of vocabulary, some students have problem in the
background knowledge of the text given, and some students get bored they have to as look up a
dictionary in frequent. This research was conducted to know the students ability in understanding
descriptive text and what factor influence their ability. Survey design was method used in this
research. There was quantitative descriptive statistic. The result showed that the ability of the at
tenth grade SMA N 1 TAMBANG in understanding descriptive text. The average of mean score
of the students’ ability in understanding descriptive text is 56.5. It could be identified that the
students’ ability in understanding descriptive text is categorized into less. It is hoped that the
finding of the present study will be useful for the teaching of English, especially in
understanding descriptive text.

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Published
2015-08-20
How to Cite
Marwa, M. (2015). A STUDY ON THE ABILITY OF THE TENTH GRADE AT SMA N I TAMBANG IN UNDERSTANDING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT. Lectura : Jurnal Pendidikan, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.31849/lectura.v6i2.193
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