Septarina, Linda and Saleh, Sushanty and Yufrizal, Hery (2018) Analysis of Language Learning Styles and Language Achievements of Higher Education Institution Students in Lampung. English Literature and Language Review, 4 (3). pp. 36-42. ISSN ISSN(e): 2412-1703, ISSN(p): 2413-8827

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Abstract

The aims of this study are firstly to find out whether tasks that are designed based on the students’ learning style specification are compatible with students’ language achievements, and secondly to find out factors that might affect the language achievements and the learning styles. The research was undertaken in 6 private tertiary educations involving first year students who learn English as a compulsory subject at these institutions. A 40-item questionnaire adapted from Yufrizal (2007) was distrubuted to 380 students resulting students with four learning styles: communicative, concrete, authority oriented and analytic. One group repeated measures design was carried out in this research. The students are taught and tested in four different assignment adjusted to their learning styles. The results show that there is a congruency between students’ learning style and their designed tasks. Students with communicative learning style were more dominant in conversation and students with analytic learning style were more dominant in tasks that required language analytical skill. Furthermore, gender seemed to be an important factor that contribute to the students’ language achievement and learning styles.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan (FKIP) > Prodi Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: HERY YUFRI
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2018 04:09
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2018 04:09
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/6574

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