THE INFLUENCE OF GRAMMATICAL PRACTICE TOWARD STUDENTS’ WRITING ABILITY

Devrian Mustafa, Basturi Hasan, Deddy Supriyadi

Abstract


Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk menginvestigasi pengaruh dari kemampuan tatabahasa terhadap kemampuan menulis siswa, dan kontribusi tatabahasa terhadap setiap aspek menulis. Penelitian ini merupakan penelitian kuantitatif. Subyek dalam penelitian ini sebanyak 30 siswa pada tahun pertama di SMAN 1 Ambarawa. Teknik pengumpulan data yang digunakan adalah grammatical mastery test dan writing test. Disain penelitian adalah ex post facto design. Hasil penelitian menunjukan bahwa nilai korelasi antara kedua variable adalah 0,617 dan nilai pengaruhnya adalah 0,38. Lebih jauh, ditemukan data bahwa tatabahasa berkontribusi  26,4% terhadap kosa kata, 18,3% terhadap susunan dan 42,8% terdahap aspek tatabahasa menulis. Berdasarkan pada hasil, dapat disimpulkan bahwa ada pengaruh antara latihan tatabahasa dan kemampuan menulis siswa serta aspek menulis yang paling terpengaruh adalah tatabahasa.

 

The objectives of this research were to investigate the influence of grammatical practice toward students’ writing ability and to find out the contribution of grammatical practice to each aspect of writing. This was quantitative research. The subject consisted of thirty students of the first grade at SMAN 1 Ambarawa. The data collecting technique used were grammatical mastery test and writing test. The design that was used was ex post facto design. The result of this research showed that the coefficient correlation was 0.617 and the coefficient influences value of X toward Y was 0.380. Furthermore, it was found that grammatical practice gave influence 26.4% toward vocabulary, 18.3% toward organization, and 42.8% toward grammar aspect. Based on the result, it can be concluded that grammatical practice influences students’ writing ability, and the most influenced writing aspect is grammar aspect.

 

Keywords: grammatical practice, writing ability, the influence.


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