The Analysis of Cohesive Devices Used by High Achieving Students in Writing Argumentative Essays. (A Descriptive Study at Seventh Semester Students of English Department IAIN Bengkulu in Academic year 2018/2019)

Handayani, Handayani (2019) The Analysis of Cohesive Devices Used by High Achieving Students in Writing Argumentative Essays. (A Descriptive Study at Seventh Semester Students of English Department IAIN Bengkulu in Academic year 2018/2019). Diploma thesis, IAIN BENGKULU.

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Abstract

There was a facts show that students who get the category of HighAcheving students in argumentative writing, still do not understand the use of conjunction, synonym, especially the use of cohesive devices to produce coherent writing. The purpose of this research is to investigate the types of cohesive devices that are often used and analyze students' understanding of the use of cohesive devices in writing argumentative essays. The method used in this study is a mixed method. The population of 120 students in semester seven of the PBI IAIN Bengkulu academic year 2018/2019 was only 30 students who received an A in academic writing. From this population 6 students were taken as samples that met the category. Data obtained through writing test and transcription interview results. Based on the data obtained 80.24% of students use Grammatical Cohesive Devices and 11.76% use lexical cohesive devices. With the lowest average is the average value on the use of Lexical. In addition, the interview results showed that dominant students did not know about cohesive devices. The results showed that the ability of students to use cohesive devices was dominant in Grammatical Cohesive Devices. Besides the lowest usage of cohesive devices is on Lexical Cohesive Devices. The last recommendation is that English teachers create teaching programs that focus on cohesive tools or include teaching materials about this.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Analysis of Cohesive Devices, high Achieving, and Argumentative Essays
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: M.Pd.I irfan ahmad
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 04:02
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2020 01:19
URI: http://repository.iainbengkulu.ac.id/id/eprint/3791

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