JELLT (Journal of English Language and Language Teaching)
Vol 3, No 2 (2019): Journal of English Language and Language Teaching (JELLT)

A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ON CONTEXT CLUES USED IN READING SECTION OF NATIONAL EXAMINATION (CBT) OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS

Santoso, Vidha Puri (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
31 Oct 2019

Abstract

The objectives of this study were to find out the kinds of context clues and the most frequent of them and also to describe the context clues used in reading section of National Examination (CBT) of Senior High Schools. The design of this research was discourse analysis using qualitative research to describe data in form of documents. The data that containing 70 questions were collected and categorized based on the kinds of context clues. The finding shows that there were eight types of context clues used which were frequently presented in reading section of the national examination namely indirect definition, reference, restatement, synonym, direct description, comparison/contrast, cause/effect, and tone/mood/setting which had direct definition as the most frequent of context clues used. In conclusion, the researcher concluded that there were some benefits of the context clues uses particularly as a strategy for the reader to answer the reading comprehension questions in test.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jellt

Publisher

Subject

Education Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media

Description

JELLT (Journal of English Language and Language Teaching) is a refereed publication devoted to research articles, and reports concerned with the teaching and learning of English, language in education, language planning, language testing, curriculum design and material development, multilingualism ...