Factors That Influence Social Sciences University Students’ Ability in Learning English to Face International Competiveness In 4.0 Era
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- Motivation, Perception, English Ability, International Competitiveness and 4.0 Eras
Lack of English language ability in this 4.0 era is a serious problem. English is an International language which is used by every country, even though in those countries do not use English as their first language. Furthermore, in this era, people are expected to have acknowledged of English in order to be competitive both in Indonesia and Internationally. It is difficult for a human to live without communicating with others. The type of this research was descriptive quantitative. The participants were 107 of Guidance and Counseling study program students in IAIN Bukittinggi. By using simple random sampling technique, 74 students had been chosen as the samples. From the result of this research, it was that found 40 of them had positive motivation in learning English, 34 of the respondents had lack of motivation, 27 of them had a good perception and 38 of the respondents stated that that they were less capable in mastering skills in English. In short, perceptions and motivation possessed by students greatly influenced their abilities. From this research, the students’ perceptions were lack of use of English so that it was a big impact on their ability to use English. In other words, students’ motivation and perception may influence students’ ability in learning English. Lack of English ability may influence they readiness to face the international competiveness in 4.0 eras.
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TY - CONF AU - Meladina AU - Hendra Putra PY - 2020 DA - 2020/08/19 TI - Factors That Influence Social Sciences University Students’ Ability in Learning English to Face International Competiveness In 4.0 Era BT - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA-2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 208 EP - 212 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200819.041 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200819.041 ID - 2020 ER -