Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2018)

Students Attitudes toward English Conversation Class in the Ways They are

Authors
Mara Sutan Siregar, Amrin Saragih, Rahmad Husein
Corresponding Author
Mara Sutan Siregar
Available Online December 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-18.2018.153How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Language, attitudes, conversations
Abstract
English conversation is one of the crucial lessons for senior high school students in order to face the globalization. Many students considered English conversation as a controversial lesson through their positive and negative attitudes toward it. This study aimed to reveal the realization of students’ attitudes toward English conversations class in the ways they are. This was a qualitative study conducted at the twelfth grade of senior high school students. The subjects of this study were 20 students at the age of 16-17 years old. Data were collected by doing observations, and interviews. The data were analyzed using Interactive Models. The result showed that students tended to have the positive language attitudes toward English conversations class in various ways. It was found that there were many factors influencing their attitudes i.e. awareness of language use, language loyalty, language pride and lack of knowledge. It was concluded that the realization of students attitudes toward English conversation were various.
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