AN ANALYSIS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING STRATEGIES USED BY SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT AT UNIVERSITAS MARITIM RAJA ALI HAJI TANJUNGPINANG

  • Erpina Erpina Alumni Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
  • Rona Elfiza Dosen Fakultas Keguruan Dan Ilmu Pendidikan UMRAH
  • Gatot Subroto Dosen Fakultas Keguruan Dan Ilmu Pendidikan UMRAH
Keywords: English Language Learning Strategies, Students, Speaking Skill

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to describe English language learning strategies used by English Department students at Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji. The method that is used qualitative method which the data is served by descriptive data. The research design is descriptive analysis design involves 34 students in G.02 class. This research used data collection techniques such as questionnaires and interview. The questionnaire was arranged based on a Likert scale. Data collection technique in this research was the interview. This research investigated the English language learning strategies in speaking skill. The data were analyzed by using Microsoft Excel. Based on the analysis, the researcher found the mean 545.33, median 535.00, modus 509.00, and standard deviation 77.85. The result indicates that total score questionnaires respondents for memory strategies 636, cognitive strategies 625, compensation strategies 509, metacognitive strategies 432, affective strategies 509, and social strategies 561. From total score of questionnaires, it is said that the highest strategy used by third semester of English Department is memory strategy. From the interview the most frequently used of learning strategy is cognitive strategy 49, followed social strategy 20, metacognitive strategy 16, memory 9, compensation 6, and last is affective 3. Cognitive strategy that indicates the higher of the data from interview. Therefore, there are 2 strategies used by the students, namely memory strategies and cognitive strategies.

Published
2021-10-12
Section
Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris