Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA 2017)

Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIRC) Technique in Writing Subject of EFL Context

Authors
Zia Hisni MUBARAK, Gaguk RUDIANTO
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Zia Hisni MUBARAK
Available Online October 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icla-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
Keywords
EFL Students, Students-worker, CIRC technique.
Abstract

This research is based on the teaching experience of EFL students in Batam where almost of them are workers from industrial sector. They have little time to read the material and study for the subject since they have to manage their time for both studying and working. By seeing the fact, the researchers are interested to apply one technique that seems appropriate to help the students improve their writing ability called CIRC (Cooperative Integrative Reading and Composition). The purpose of this research is to solve the problems faced by lecturers who teach English especially writing-based subjects in universities in Batam. CIRC is a type of cooperative learning techniques that is expected to provide smart solution for English language learning in university especially among the students-workers type. The research applied the qualitative research by using observation sheet, field notes, and questionnaire. The results showed a good result of using CIRC technique in teaching the writing subject. The finding showed good improvement for both reading and writing where the students' reading were better because they had to read before discussion and they had to discussed how to write the information from their reading into some paragraphs. Thus, CIRC was seen as a good technique for students-workers type where in this technique the students were asked to read and compose about the material given in a small heterogenic group.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
October 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-444-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icla-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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