Mufidah, Lailin (2012) Correlation Between Students’ Mastery Of Simple Past Tense And Their Abilities In Writing Recount Text (A Case of the Eight Grade Students of SMP N 01 Wedarijaksa Pati in the Academic Year of 2011/2012). Undergraduate thesis, Fakultas Bahasa UNISSULA.

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Abstract
The purposes of this study were (1) to find out the students’ mastery of simple past tense (2) to find out the students’ abilities in writing recount text and (3) to find out whether there was a correlation between students’ mastery of simple past tense and their abilities in writing recount text. The population of this study was the eighth graders of SMP N 01 Wedarijaksa Pati in academic year 2011/2012.There were 256 students of year eight and by applying cluster sampling; the writer took five students of each class from eight classes (the total number of population) which equal 38. In gathering the data, the writer conducted a test consisting of 50 completion items and writing test to the students of XIII on 22nd May 2012. To know whether or not the test was valid, the writer administered a tryout test first. The tryout test consisted of 50 completion items which were then found out that 50 items were valid. The writer got the data after applying the test of simple past tense and the test of writing a recount. From both of the tests, the writer found out that seven students or 20 percent got a very high scores, 18 students or 50 percent got high scores, 5 or 14 percent got average scores, 5 or 14 percent got low scores, one student or 2 percent got fail scores. After applying the formula of the Pearson Product Moment Correlation, the writer got the correlation value of 0,519. Since the obtained value (0,519) is higher than the table of critical value (0,320), the null hypothesis was rejected. Another word, the study accepts the working hypothesis that there was a correlation between the students’ mastery of simple past tense and their abilities in writing recount text. Key Words: correlation study, simple past tense, recount text
Item Type:  Thesis (Undergraduate) 

Subjects:  P Language and Literature > PE English 
Divisions:  Fakultas Bahasa dan Ilmu Komunikasi Fakultas Bahasa dan Ilmu Komunikasi > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris 
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Date Deposited:  07 Apr 2016 04:30 
Last Modified:  07 Apr 2016 04:30 
URI:  http://repository.unissula.ac.id/id/eprint/4197 
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