Exploring Strategies Improving Ielts Listening Score

Siti Katsummi Mara, 150203173 (2020) Exploring Strategies Improving Ielts Listening Score. Skripsi thesis, UIN AR-RANIRY.

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Abstract

English proficiency test score is one of particular requirements for applying scholarship abroad, including IELTS score. Listening is one of the sections that will be tested in IELTS. A number of research on IELTS test elucidate that the listening section of the IELTS is one of the most difficult parts of the test. As such, this research is conducted to find out some strategies that successful IELTS test takers used to enhance their listening score. This study employs a qualitative research approach. Five English Education Department alumni were selected purposively to discuss their ways and strategies in improving their listening scores. Those alumni have ever take the official IELTS test and obtained IELTS score of 6,5 or higher. In collecting the required data, semi structured interviews were conducted from October to November 2019. Each interview which was recorded took place about 20 – 40 minutes. All recorded data were partially transcribed, and only the data meet the research questions were maintained and irrelevant data were left in the recording system. The data then were coded and analyzed by using Miles and Huberman (2014) data analysis approach. The findings indicate that: (1) the difficulties that they found while following IELTS official test especially in Listening.(2) the strategies that they use in Listening IELTS. Meanwhile some participants have other strategies for upgrading their score if they want to following IELTS again especially in Listening.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Main Supervisor : Habiburrahim, MS., Ph.D Co-Supervisor : Dr.Phil Saiful Akmal, S,Pd.I., MA
Uncontrolled Keywords: IELTS, Listening, Difficulties, Strategies
Subjects: 300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 371 Sekolah dan Aktivitasnya: Pendidikan luar biasa > 371.3 Metode Pembelajaran dan Belajar
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Siti Katsummi Mara
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2020 02:30
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2020 02:30
URI: https://repository.ar-raniry.ac.id/id/eprint/11295

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