Coherence and Unity of Students’ Writing on Background of the Study of Research Proposal
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- writing, coherence, unity, background of the study, research proposal
This study aims to find out the coherence and unity of students’ writing on background of the study of research proposals, the problems faced and the causes of difficulties encountered. The type of this research was descriptive research. The source of data was the background of the study and the instruments used were documents and interview. The finding shows that most of the students’ writing had coherence and unity. Nevertheless, they still faced a number of problems. The problems in coherence were no repetition of key nouns, inappropriate use of pronouns, transition signals, logical order and in unity were unclear topic sentences, stating more than one idea, irrelevant sentences, not showing general-specific structure, and unclear thesis statements. Next, difficulties faced were lack of students’ knowledge, lack of paragraph writing skills, and low English proficiency. In conclusion most of the students’ writing on background of the study had coherence and unity.
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TY - CONF AU - Dasril AU - M. Zaim AU - Kurnia Ningsih PY - 2019/08 DA - 2019/08 TI - Coherence and Unity of Students’ Writing on Background of the Study of Research Proposal BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Education Social Sciences and Humanities (ICESSHum 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 399 EP - 404 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icesshum-19.2019.65 DO - 10.2991/icesshum-19.2019.65 ID - 2019/08 ER -