Writing Skills of Junior High School Students of the University of Saint Anthony, Iriga City, Philippines
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- writing skills, TEFL, writing mastery
The study is about the writing skill competence of the Grade 8 students of The University of Saint Anthony, The Philipine. It is aimmed at finding out the level of writing skill competence in terms of grammar such as organization, content, mechanic, and style; common errors in grammar and mechanic in essay writing; and proposing writing activities based on the findings. This research was conducted by using quantitative method utilizing descriptive-evaluative research. The respondents of this research were 20 students of the Grade 8 Junior High School enrolled in Summer Enrichment Class of the University of Saint Anthony during school year of 2018- 2019. The statistical tools used were Frequency and Weighted Mean. Among the findings are: 1) The students are good in writing contents, style and organization but they are still poor in mechanics and grammar; 2) The students have more errors in grammar aspects such as the usage of subject and verb, proper usage of tenses, organization of thoughts, contracted words, distribution of thoughts per sentence, and on mechanics wherein students have errors on usage of punctuation, capitalization of proper nouns, proper indention of the paragraph and sentence breaks, and 3) The supplementary learning material must be developed to improve the writing skills competence of the students.
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TY - CONF AU - Nur Hikmah AU - Akmal Akmal AU - Francia Buffe PY - 2019/11 DA - 2019/11 TI - Writing Skills of Junior High School Students of the University of Saint Anthony, Iriga City, Philippines BT - Proceedings of the 2019 Ahmad Dahlan International Conference Series on Education & Learning, Social Science & Humanities (ADICS-ELSSH 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 156 EP - 159 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/adics-elssh-19.2019.8 DO - 10.2991/adics-elssh-19.2019.8 ID - Hikmah2019/11 ER -