THE STUDENTS' SELF CONFIDENCE IN LEARNING ENGLISH AT SMPN 17 PEKANBARU

Edwar Pasaribu, (2011) THE STUDENTS' SELF CONFIDENCE IN LEARNING ENGLISH AT SMPN 17 PEKANBARU. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau.

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Abstract

Self-confidence is very important in teaching and learning process, especially in teaching and learning English as a foreign language. In language learning, especially speaking, students' confidence is one of the factors to improve their learning, self-confidence significantly contributes to the learners' willingness to communicate in a foreign language. Park and Lee (2005: 201-2) divided self confidence into four factors, namely situational confidence, communication confidence, language potential confidence, and language ability confidence. Many individuals appear most satisfied and successful when they have gained at least the independent or fluent levels of proficiency, where they feel confident in their work. In line with the phenomena of the research, the writer has seen some problems that should be discussed and overcome, namely the students' situational confidence, communication confidence, language potential confidence, language ability confidence, and students' self-confidence in general when they are taught with domino game at the second year of SMPN 17 Pekanbaru. This study is conducted at SMPN 17 Pekanbaru. The subject of this study is the students at the second year of SMPN 17 Pekanbaru, and the object of this research is the students' self-confidence. To collect the data of the research, the writer used questionnaire as the main instrument. After the data obtained, the writer computes the percentage of the scores and analyzed through descriptive statistics. x100% FN P  Note: P : Percentage F : Frequency N: Total Number of the Students The research findings suggest that: a. The Situational confidence of the students at the second year of SLTPN 17 Pekanbaru, in general, is classified into low (55.98). b. The Communication confidence of the students at the second year of SLTPN 17 Pekanbaru, in general, is also classified into low (51.69). c. The Language Potential confidence of the students at the second year of SLTPN 17 Pekanbaru, in general, is classified into low (49.01) as well. d. The Language Ability Confidence of the students at the second year of SLTPN 17 Pekanbaru, in general, is classified into middle (64.28). e. Generally, the Self-confidence of the students at the second year of SLTPN 17 Pekanbaru is categorized i

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Pendidikan > 373 Pendidikan Tingkat Sekolah Lanjutan > 373.236 Sekolah Menengah Pertama, SMP
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: eva sartika
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2016 08:54
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2016 08:54
URI: http://repository.uin-suska.ac.id/id/eprint/351

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