STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY AND TENSES MASTERY IN CORRELATION WITH WRITING RECOUNT TEXT ABILITY AT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL LEVELAbstract views : 111 , PDF downloads : 103
This research was done to know whether there is a correlation between students’ vocabulary mastery and their ability in writing recount text, whether there is a correlation between students’ tenses mastery and their ability in writing recount text, whether there is a correlation between students’ vocabulary mastery and tenses mastery and whether there is the correlation between students’ vocabulary mastery and tenses mastery with their ability in writing recount text. The method used is descriptive quantitative method. The population was 55 students in two classes. The sample taken was 28. The sampling technique was stratified proportional random sampling technique. The data were collected through test. In analyzing the data, the writer used multiple correlation formula. Based on the data analysis, the writer got the result rcount>rtable= 0.79> 0. 374 for α= 0.05. Ha was accepted. It shows that there is correlation between students’ vocabulary mastery and tenses mastery with their ability in writing recount text. The writers concluded that the students were able to write text if they had mastered vocabulary and tenses. Therefore, English teacher should give more attention for the students to learn and to practice their ability in learning English.
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