Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Education Conference (AECON 2017)

Students' Ability in Making Comprehension Questions

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Available Online October 2017.
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Keywords
comprehension, questions, inversion, problem map, ability
Abstract
The aims of the research were to find out (a) the level of the students' ability in making comprehension questions, (b) the students' map of problems in making comprehension questions. Data collecting technique of this research used a test based on comprehension. The population of the research was all English Education Department students who were joining Reading 4 in the 2016 academic year totaling 97 participants. All of them were taken to be the sample of research. The research result showed unsatisfactory result as candidate of teachers their questioning skills were still considered needing more practice to meet the desired skills. Those considered to have achieved good ability for the participants to make good questions, with the score more than 70, reached only 66.66%. In details, only 12 of the samples (13.33%)) got no wrong answers or an A. Those who got good achievement (B), considered as majority, amounted to 51 participants (53.33%). The participants achieving enough grades (C) reached 22 students or 23.33%. The last level achieved in this research was D with the number reaching 9 (10%). The map of problems laid on their inability in identifying between yes/no and WH questions, inverted sentence, choosing the right auxiliary, and verbs.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Education Conference (AECON 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-397-5
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aecon-17.2017.37How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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