Monday, 28 July 2014
IMPROVING WRITING RECOUNT TEXT BY USING PHOTOGRAPHS
A. Background of the Study
English is an international language. It is used all over the world. For that reason, it is important for people to master English orally and in writing, in order to be able to communicate and socialize with the world community.
English is the first foreign language taught at every school in Indonesia. The Indonesian government chooses English as the first foreign language to be taught in schools and as a major subject for the students from elementary school to university students, they realize how important English in their life, so the intend to master it, in such as way that they can use that language to communicate with other people in the world.
Monday, 21 July 2014
IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL THROUGH DEBATE TECHNIQUE
A. Background of the Study
Language is a system for the expression of meaning. Its primary function is for interaction and communication.2 Language is used by human in order to know and understand each other. As we know that God created human in different condition and character, so they need to interact among people.
As a foreign language in Indonesia, English is learned seriously by many people to have a good prospect in the community of international world. Recently, English becomes important. Since it’s important, English is taught widely at formal school starting from elementary school up to universities; even at informal
Friday, 18 July 2014
IMPROVING STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN WRITING PROCEDURE TEXT USING REALIA
A Background of The Study
Language is used as a means of communication in society. Language can be regarded as a human criterion only human being speaks a language. People use language to convey the message each other, also they believe that language is the way to introduce their social identity to the other2. Oxford Advanced Learner¶s Dictionary stated that ³language is the system of sounds and words used by humans to express their thoughts and feelings´. 3
There are many kinds of language in our life. Nowadays, English has become a very powerful language in the world. As one of international language, most communities in the world use English in
Monday, 14 July 2014
A SYNTACTICAL ANALYSIS ON SENTENCE PATTERNS USED IN WESTLIFE'S SONG LYRICS
This chapter presents background of the study, problem of the study, objective of the study, scope and limitation of the study, significance of the study, and definition of the key terms.
1.1. Background of the Study
Language is the main instrument of communication; it cannot be separated from human being. We use language to express our feeling, respond the phenomena, share an idea, and also criticize. Due to these facts people realize that language plays an important role in their daily life.
In communication with other people either in oral or written forms; we use language as the media. Here, the language we used ought to be meaningful and understandable to avoid misunderstanding and
Thursday, 10 July 2014
A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY ON METHOD IN TEACHING SPEAKING
A. Background of The Study
Language as a mean communication plays an important role in human being in communicating to each other, both in oral and written form. English is a language which is used neither by many people nor only in English speaking countries but also around the world. Due to the fact English is an international language, its plays an important role in the world of trade, politics, and educational world.
English has become one of international languages. Because of this reason most of countries in the world try to maser English the well by building up their educational policy. Many people learn English
Saturday, 5 July 2014
THE CORRELATION BETWEEN BRAINSTORMING AND SPEAKING ABILITY
A. Background of the Problem
The teaching of English covers four skills, namely reading, writing, speaking and listening. Listening and reading are said to be receptive, while speaking and writing are said to be productive. Of four language skills above, the writer focuses on speaking and writing since they are productive skills which enable people to communicate skill which enable us to produce utterances, when genuinely to communicate, speaking is desire and purpose-driven. In other words, we genuinely want to communicate something to achieve a particular end.
Since speaking is a skill which enables us to communicate, it is very important as Nunan (1991:39) states that most people mastering the art of speaking is single most important aspect of learning a second or foreign language, and success is measured in terms of the ability to carry out a
Thursday, 3 July 2014
IMPROVING THE STUDENTS’ LISTENING COMPREHENSION AT SMP THROUGH KNOW, WANT, LEARN(K-W-L) TECHNIQUE
English is one of the language in the world that has an important role for communication. It has used as an international language in all over the world. It is important for us to learn it.
English is a compulsory subject in both public and private school that function as a means of the advancing student in, science, Technology and culture. In Indonesia, English is taught from junior high school up to university. Levels even taught it also taught to some elementary school as an optional subject.
There are four skill taught in English subject namely: Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening. Listening as one of the four language skill is a part of oral and receptive skills. This is a very essential