EFFECT OF LEARNING MOTIVATION AND VOCABULARY MASTERY IN WRITING ENGLISH NARRATIVE TEXT STUDENTS IN PRIVATE MTs IN SOUTH JAKARTA
Writing skill is a skill that is very useful for students as a means of communication through writing. Writing skills must be applied in the classroom according to the appropriate formulation and obtained through practice. Students must be able to master English vocabulary so that students can tell the story with the right path and easy for readers to understand. In addition to exercise, other factors that influence the quality of writing skill is learning motivation. Learning motivation can improve the quality of learning because students will study seriously if they have high motivation. Motivation can always determine the intensity of the learning effort and learning achievement for students. To find out how much influence motivation has on the ability to write students, the writer conducted research on students in one of the private schools in South Jakarta, namely MTs. Miftahul Umam. The research subjects were the population of all MTs students. Miftahul Umam, South Jakarta with an affordable population and a sample of class IX students. The research method used was the survey method. The contents of the survey are tests on English vocabulary, tests of motivation obtained from the environment around students and tests for writing narrative texts in English. The results of the study showed sufficient influence from learning motivation and vocabulary mastery together on students' English narrative writing skill.
Gebhard, J. G. (2006). Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language. Michigan: University of Michigan.
Knapp, P., & Watkins, M. (2005). Genre, Text, Grammar. Sidney: University of New South Wales Press.
Webster, L., & Mertova, P. (2007). Using Narrative Inquiry as a Research Method. New York: Routledge.
Abstract viewed = 206 times
PDF downloaded = 73 times