A CORRELATIONAL STUDY ON TRANSLATION ABILITY, READING HABIT AND WRITING SKILL AT THE ELEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMA NEGERI 1 TERAS IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015

Hernandani, Hafid Sukri (2015) A CORRELATIONAL STUDY ON TRANSLATION ABILITY, READING HABIT AND WRITING SKILL AT THE ELEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMA NEGERI 1 TERAS IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015. Masters thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    This thesis is aimed to find out the correlation between (1) translation ability and writing skill; (2) reading habit and writing skill; (3) translation ability and reading habit simultaneously toward writing skill. The method that is used in this study is correlational study. This study was conducted in September 2014 at SMA Negeri 1Teras. The population of this study was all the eleventh grade students of SMA Negeri 1 Teras in the academic year 2014/2015 which consists of eight classes. The total number of the population was 256 students. By using cluster random sampling technique, the writer took class XI MIA 1 as the sample which consists of 31 students. The instruments to collect the data were questionnaire and test. The questionnaire was used to collect the data of student reading habit while the test is used to collect the data of reading habit and writing skill. The techniques used in analyzing the data were Simple and Multiple Linear Regression and Correlation. The result of the study shows that in the level of significance a = 0.00t i was found that (1) there is a positive correlation between translation ability and writing skill (2) there is positive correlation between reading habit and writing skill, and (3) there is a positive correlation between translation ability and reading habit simultaneously and writing skill. From the results of the study it is also known that translation ability and reading habit are important factors that give contribution to writing skill. It means the improvement of translation ability an reading habit, either partially or simultaneously will be followed by the improvement writing skill. From the result of the study, it is known that translation ability and reading habit are important factors that can improve students writing skill those two factors cannot be ignored and should be maintained and elevated in improving the students writing skill Keywords: translation ability, reading habit, writing skill.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Faisal M
    Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2015 13:43
    Last Modified: 30 Aug 2015 13:43
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/16953

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