The 5 th ELTLT CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS THE STUDENTS' ATTITUDE TOWARDS LEARNING ENGLISH IN RELATION TO THEIR LEARNING STRATEGIES AND ACHIEVEMENT

Sunarlia Limbong
2016 unpublished
The objectives of this research were to find out (1) the students' attitude towards learning English, (2) the students' language learning strategies, and (3) students' language learning strategies related to their achievement. The research employed mix method design. The subjects of this research consisted of second semester of Deck (Nautical) department of Politeknik Ilmu Pelayaran Makassar. The data were collected using attitude scale, strategy inventory for language learning, and interview.
more » ... ng, and interview. The quantitative data were first tabulated and then classified according to the given score ranges, and finally categorized in regard to the given criteria. The data interviews were used to support the quantitative data. The Chi-Square was used to know the correlation between language learning strategies and achievement. The result of this research showed that (1) the student had positive attitude towards learning English, (2) the dominant language learning strategies that the student used was metacognitive, and (3) there was no relation between the students' language learning strategies and their achievement. In conclusion, the students enjoyed learning English and realized the need of English in their department.
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