Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Innovation 2020–Social, Humanity, and Education (ICoSIHESS 2020)

The Importance of TOAFL in Improving the Language Skills of Arabic Language Education of Sixth Semester Students at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta

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Mohamad Muhajir, Mohamad Naim Madjid
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Mohamad Muhajir
Available Online 21 January 2021.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210120.132How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Urgency, TOAFL Test, Arabic Ability
Abstract

The research discusses the urgency of TOAFL (Test of Arabic as a Foreign Languagen) in Improving the linguistic skills of sixth-semester student of the Arabic Language Education Study Program, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. There were 15 students as samples chosen using the simple random sampling method selecting random samples provides equal opportunity and position for the entire population. The study used a qualitative method with a discriptive analysis approach to describe data obtained from the TOAFL test. The data collection method was bases on several stages, including obsevation, interviews, and documentation. The most imporant results in the TOAFL exam include three language skills; listening, reading, and writing. Students who were sampled had gives significant improvement in their language abilities. It was addressed by the scores abtained on thwo exams on each language abilty, with the details; 15 students got impreved grades in their listening abilities, and only 1 student got the same score on the secend exam. There were 9 students whose grades imprived from the first test to the second exam, and 6 students decreased in reading skills. In writing, there were 10 students whose grades improved form the frirst exam tho the second, and three students are the same or unchanged grades, and the other decreased. A significant high average value was obtained in listening with an average level of 45 %.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Innovation 2020–Social, Humanity, and Education (ICoSIHESS 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
21 January 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-317-2
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210120.132How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, 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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