An Analysis Of The Difficulties Encountered by English Department Students in Passing the TOEFL Test

Diandra Eka Putri, 231324210 (2020) An Analysis Of The Difficulties Encountered by English Department Students in Passing the TOEFL Test. Skripsi thesis, UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh.

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Abstract

This study was conducted at the English Language Education Department of UIN Ar-Raniry to investigate the students’ difficulties in passing TOEFL test and their strategies in facing it. TOEFL test is obligated for students as a condition in Skripsi Examination (Munaqasyah). The test is required for English and NonEnglish Student at UIN Ar-Raniry. In order for the English Language Education Department students to graduate, the minimum TOEFL score is 500 and for nonEnglish Language Education Department’s students, its minimum score is 400. The most common type of the test is PBT (Paper Based Test). The students are required to master three major important skills in English, Listening, Grammar and Reading Comprehension. This study employed quantitative method to explore students’ difficulties in passing the TOEFL test. The participants of the study were 25 students of The English Language Education Department who took the TOEFL test as the condition of skripsi examination. In collecting the data, questionnaire was used. The questionnaire consisted of 10 questions. The results of the questionnaire regarding the students’ difficulties in passing the TOEFL test indicated that 14 out of 25 students or 56% agreed that the most difficult test in TOEFL test is reading comprehension, and 8 out of 25 students or 32% strongly agree that the allocating time of TOEFL test is not enough for them; it means they had difficulties in managing their time

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Pembimbing 1. Habiburrahim, S.Ag, M.Com, MS, Ph.D 2. Drs. Amiruddin, M.Pd
Uncontrolled Keywords: Test of English, Foreign Language, Students, Strategy
Subjects: 400 Languages (Bahasa)
400 Languages (Bahasa) > 420 English and Old English, Anglo-Saxon (Bahasa Inggris, Anglo-Saxon) > 421 Sistem tulisan, Fonologi, Fonetik bahasa inggris baku
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Diandra Eka Putri Diandra
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2020 03:59
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2020 03:59
URI: https://repository.ar-raniry.ac.id/id/eprint/14119

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