The correlation between students' language proficiency and willingness to communicate at English Teacher Education Department UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya

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Rahayu, Endang (2018) The correlation between students' language proficiency and willingness to communicate at English Teacher Education Department UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Willingness to Communicate is one of the affective factors that extensively being used in the context of second and foreign language learning. It refers to an individual’s general personality orientation toward talking. To know the willingness to communicate of students at English Teacher Education Department high or low, the researcher correlates it with language proficiency test score. Since in the State Islamic University of Sunan Ampel Surabaya there is no research which correlates the TOEFL test score with one of the affective factors, so the researcher decides to conduct the research in this university to know whether there is correlation between students’ language proficiency test score and their willingness to communicate. The respondents are 92 students at the fourth semester of English Teacher Education Department who got the speaking subject for this semester. This research is a quantitative research and uses correlation as the technique for analyzing the data. The instruments are TOEFL test score collected from Language Centre of UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya and questionnaire. In this research, the researcher adopted the questionnaire developed by Peng and Woodrow used to obtain the data of students’ willingness to communicate. After collecting both of the data, the researcher analyzes it using SPSS version 16. The finding shows that the correlation found between students’ language proficiency test score and their willingness to communicate score is =¬ -0,127 and sig. (2-tailed) = 0,229. This result indicates that the correlation coefficient has negative sign. Finally, it can be inferred that there is no significant correlation between students’ language proficiency test score and their willingness to communicate and in the discussion of this study presented some possible factors may influence the result of the finding.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
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Rahayu, EndangEndangrahayu14@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Linguistik
Uncontrolled Keywords: Language Proficiency; Willingness to Communicate
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Rahayu Endang
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2018 06:06
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2018 06:06
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/27235

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