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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 5, May 2016 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



The Ability And Factors Affecting The Students To Use English Gerund

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AUTHOR(S)

Arham R

 

KEYWORDS

Aability, students of Senior High School, English Gerund

 

ABSTRACT

This research actually provides a description about the ability of the Second year students of Senior High School Tamalatea Makassar to Use-ing from as gerund. The problem statement of this research refers to the students' ability to use-ing form as gerund and the factors that affect the students to learning form as gerund. The writer applied a descriptive method in verifying the arguments of this thesis. The objective of this research is to find out the ability of the Second Year students of Senior High School Tamalatea Makassar to use-ing form as Gerund and the factors affecting them to learning form as Gerund. In collecting the data the writer used two kinds of instruments namely-, test (objective test) that is used to know the students' ability to use English Gerund and questionnaire which is used to know the factors that affect the students to learn English gerund. The data obtained from the test were firstly tabulated and then analized into percentage and mean score analysis. Finally, the writer inferred the conclusion. Based on the test result, it discovered that the Second year students of Senior High School Tamalatea Makassar have low mastery in using-ing form as gerund. The factor that may affect them are: lack of motivation, low frequency of practice or exercise, lack of literature that support them to learn and the teacher's method in teaching is not acceptable by students.

 

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