AN ANALYSIS OF GRAMMATICAL COHESION IN STUDENTS’ WRITING

Zulfa Nurohmah Maulida, Surtiana H., Irsyad Nugraha

Abstract


This study focused on AN ANALYSIS OF GRAMMATICAL COHESION IN STUDENTS’ WRITING. It aims to discover what kinds of grammatical cohesive devices used in students’ writing recount text and how these grammatical cohesive devices are used in the students’ writing recount text. To achieve the aims of this research, the researcher used qualitative as research method and case study design. The data source of this research is the eleventh grade students of SMAN 1 Garut that consist of 10 students as participant. The writer has chosen 3 students from high-achiever, 4 students from middle achiever, and 3 students from lower-achiever. For collecting data, the writer used writing test. The writer put the data based on kinds of grammatical cohesion. The writer identified and classified each sentence in data, and the writer analyzed them by using theory from Halliday and Hasan (1976), Halliday&Mathiessen (2004), Bloor & Bloor (2004), Eggins (2004). The result of this study showed that all type of grammatical cohesion appeared in students’ recount text, but the use of substitution and ellipsis were rarely used by students in writing recount text while the use of reference and substitution were often used in students’ writing.

Keywords


Grammatical cohesion, Writing

Full Text:

PDF

References


Bloor, T and Bloor, M. (2004). The functional analysis of English 2nd edition. Great Britain: Arnold Publisher.

Boardman, C. A and Frydenberg, J. (2008). Writing to Communicate. England: Pearson Education, inc.

Brown, G. and Yule, G. (1983) Discourse Analysis. New York: Cambridge University Press. Brown, H. D. (2000). Teaching by Principles. California: Longman.

Burns, R. (1994). Introduction to research methods. Australia: Longman.

Cohen, L. and Manion, L. (2007). Research method in education 6th Ed. New York:

Routledge.

Cook, G. (1989) Discourse. New York: Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Daniels, Peter T and Bright, William. (1996). The world’s writing sytems. Oxford: Oxford

University Press.

Duff, P.A. (2008). Case study research in applied linguistics. New York: Lawrence Elbraum. Eggins, S. (2004). An introduction to systematic function linguistics 2nd edition. London:

Continuum international Publishing Group.

Halliday, M.A.K and Hasan, R. (1976). Cohesion in English. London: Longman Group Limited.

Halliday, M.A.K.,Mathiessen, C.M.I.M. (2004). An introduction to functional grammar 3rd

ed. London: Oxford University Press.

Harmer, J. (2004). How to teach Writing. England: Pearson Education Limited.

Heaton, J.B. (1990). Writing English Language Tests. England: Longman Group UK

Limited.

Hitchcock, G & Huges, D. (1995). Research and the teacher 2nd ed. London: Routledge. Hughes, A. (2003). Testing for Language Teachers. United Kingdom: Cambridge University

Press.

Kennedy, G. (2003). Structure and Meaning in English: A guide for Teachers. Britain:

Pearson Education Limited.

Kothari, C. R. (1990). Research Methodology: methods & techniques. New Delhi: New Age

International Ltd, Publisher.

Kuntjojo. (2009). MetodologiPenelitian. Kediri

McCarthy, M. (1991). Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers. United Kingdom:

Cambridge University Press.

Meyer, M. A. and Booker, J. M. (2001). Eliciting and Analyzing Expert Judgment. London:

Academic Press Limited.

Muhyidin. T. S. (1988). Writing Paragraphs and Essay Through Models and Exercise.

Jakarta: Department PendidikandanKebudayan.

Helmi, F. (2012). Improving students’ skills in writing recount text by using a personal letter.

Thesis pada program studi education faculty-State Institute for Islamic Studies Walisongo: Tidakditerbitkan.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.31980/eeal%20journal.v1i3.1705

DOI (PDF): https://doi.org/10.31980/eeal%20journal.v1i3.1705.g1152

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2022 EEAL Journal (English Education and Applied Linguistics Journal)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

English Education and Applied Linguistics (EEAL) Journal is a scientific journal regularly published by Department of English Education, Institut Pendidikan Indonesia (Jl. Pahlawan No.32, Garut,Indonesia). EEAL Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Copyright © Institut Pendidikan Indonesia-Garut.