Students’ Problems in Writing Exposition Texts: Structure, Function, and Effectiveness
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- exposition texts, problems, writing
Writing skill is one of the core competencies for students to succeed in academic. However, students often face many difficulties when conveying their ideas through writing. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to identify students’ problems in writing exposition texts based on three indicators; 1) the structure of the text, 2) the function of syntax, and 3) the effectiveness of the text. The method used in this study was descriptive qualitative research. Data were collected from 30 exposition texts written by high school students. The findings of this study reveal that the errors made by the students were categorized high. Incorrect sentences found as much as 65% or 149 of 231 sentences in the texts. It indicates that students require practicing more to enhance their writing skills.
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TY - CONF AU - Anisia Kemala AU - Andoyo Sastromiharjo AU - Yeti Mulyati PY - 2020 DA - 2020/04/09 TI - Students’ Problems in Writing Exposition Texts: Structure, Function, and Effectiveness BT - Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 11 EP - 14 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200406.003 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200406.003 ID - Kemala2020 ER -