STUDENTS’ STRATEGIES IN LEARNING ENGLISH VOCABULARY AT YAYASAN ISLAMIC CENTRE SUMATERA UTARA

Lubis, Putri Mulya Suci (2017) STUDENTS’ STRATEGIES IN LEARNING ENGLISH VOCABULARY AT YAYASAN ISLAMIC CENTRE SUMATERA UTARA. Undergraduate thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

This study deals with the students’ strategies in learning English vocabulary at Yayasan Islamic Centre Sumatera Utara. The objectives of the study were to investigate strategies of students in learning English vocabulary and elaborate the students’ reasons for those strategies in learning English vocabulary.This study was conducted by using descriptive qualitative method. The data in this study were students’ responses that gained through questionnaires and transcript of recorded interview of the students of the eighth grade at Islamic Centre Sumatera Utara.The instruments for collecting data wereobservation, questionnaire and interview. The data were analyzed based on theory by Vivian Cook (2008). The findings indicated that there are six strategies from two categories are used by the subjects in learning English vocabulary. Namely, category 1: Strategies for getting meaning: (1) guessing from situation or context, (2) using a dictionary, (3) make deductions from the word form and category 2: Strategies for acquiring words: (4) repetition and rote learning, (5) organizing words in the mind, (6) linking to existing knowledge. It is also found that using a dictionary is the dominant strategy used by the subjects. It is caused by the subjects’ limitation in vocabulary. There is one strategy from category 1 which is not used is linking to cognates. The reason of students in having vocabulary learning strategies refers to their limitation in vocabulary. It means that the subjects are learning English as a foreign language. So, they were using those strategies in learning English vocabulary.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIP
Thesis advisorSiregar, Masitowarni196711021993032001
Thesis advisorNasution, Rafika Dewi197801082005012003
Call Number: SK-2017 ENG 051
Keywords: Learning strategies; Vocabulary; Vocabulary learning strategies
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (Principles and Practice)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Mrs Siti Nurbaidah
Date Deposited: 03 May 2017 08:51
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/24471

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