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The SEALL Journal: The STKIP Al Maksum English Education, Linguistics and Literature
ISSN : 27217116     EISSN : 27217124     DOI : -
Core Subject : Education,
The SEALL JOURNAL (p-ISSN: 2721-7116 and e-ISSN:2721-7124) is a peer-reviewed journal published by English Education Program, STKIP Al Maksum Langkat. The journal has regularly published twice a year in April and December. This journal will accept the articles which is unplished by any other journal. The scope of the journal focuses on english education, linguistics and literature in english languange.
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THE SPEAKING ASSESSMENT OF SMPS MELATI BINJAI Rosmen; Supriadi; Irhamni
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This study analysed the implementation of a speaking assessment administered by the teacher in the speaking class. The study was held at the grade VII of SMPS Melati Binjai. The data were collected through classroom observation, document analysis and interview validation. The data showed that the assessment administered by the teacher was provided as required by the K13. It was confirmed that the appropriateness of the speaking assessment addressed in thespeaking class by the teacher was suitable. It was considered that there should be an effort to initiate a well-understood teacher in providing a sufficient assessment. A periodical MGMP activities held by the Government/Diknas exceptionally encouraging teacher’s understanding in interpreting the K13’s expectations. MGMP was condisedered hugely helped teachers solved any hinders and obstacles in the instructional processes. Thus, further studies of theimplementation of a proposed assessment which is required by the K13 expected brought in order to contriving a better evaluation.
THE MORPHOLOGICAL AQUISITION ON INDONESIAN 3 YEARS OLD CHILDREN Maitri Rahmadhani
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The children’s language acquisition will always be interesting things to be investigated. This study is focused on the morphological acquisition on children’s language acquisition of 3 years old children. It is the comparison of Indonesian - 3 years oldchildren speakers and English – 3 years old – children speakersviewed in their morphological acquisition. This study uses a qualitative approach with case study method in order to see all the phenomena that exist in the form of language acquisition children aged 3years old at the level of morphology. Data collection techniques are technical documentation and observation with the help of the recorder such as mobile phones and diaries. It is found that Indonesian - 3 years old- children speaker have faster and more complete in the case of morphological acquisition compared to English – 3 years old – children speaker.
THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF INVOLVING SPEAKING AND WRITING TEST IN NATIONAL EXAMINATION FOR SMA GRADUATION Edi Suprayetno
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This article is to analyze and observe how far is the contribution of writing and speaking test in National Examination and their implementation in the evaluation process during the process of learning. Based on the analysis it was found that the English subject tested in national examinations is dominantly measure the cognitive competence of the students because the content of the test question is only consist of listening and reading skill.There are six types of speaking: speaking confidently, informal conversation, interviews, in the work place, beauty pageants, general speaking skills, pantomime script, teacher, extemporaneous speaking.In mastering writing skill, students have to own much knowledge of grammar,knowing well about punctuation and sentence structure as well as rich vocabulary, correct spelling and formatting.In other words it could be said that it is very important to involve the speaking and writing test during the learning process to train students to be able to pass the English National Examination. By mastering speaking and writing skill SMA graduation will be able follow some sort of TOEFL or IELTS test to continue their studies abroad, or get a job at the company, it takes skill to speak and write in the interview test.
AN ANALYSIS OF 2017 ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (EAL) EXAMINATION TEST ITEMS FOR VICTORIAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN TERMS OF THE LEVEL OF QUESTIONS (HOT OR LOT) AND COMMUNICATIVE LANGUAGE ABILITY Anni Marhamah; Muhammad Ikbal
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This article aimed to observe and analyzed English as an additional language (EAL) examination test items for Victorian senior high school in terms of the level of questions (HOT or LOT) and communicative language ability. This study was conducted due to the importance of providing the appropriate and good test items for students in gaining students’ competence. This study was conducted through qualitative research focusing on the content analysis method. The data source used in this study was document of English as an additional language (EAL) examination test items of Victorian senior high school. The test items were observed, classified, analyzed, and then the results were interpreted and drew the conclusion. This study was done by analyzing the test items document due to the levels of questions and communicative language ability.
TRANSLATION TECHNIQUE IN PITTACUS LORE’S NOVEL “I AM NUMBER FOUR” Fernando De Napoli Marpaung; Yusrah; Adinda Nur Afriska
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In this study writer focus in translation technique and the most technique that be used translator in translating “I am Number Four “novel. In technique translators have a lot of different things to consider before diving into to translating a text. This study conducts on the descriptive qualitative method. Descriptive design simply describes what data shows. In order to account for this, translators use a wide variety of translation techniques in order to accurately translate any given text. Based on the data analysis which is taken from the novel ‘I Am Number Four’ written by Pittacus Lore in 2011 on chapter 3 page 13-14 and in Indonesian version, the novel is translated by Nur Aini in 2012 on chapter 3 page 24-26 . I Am Number Four was a young adult science fiction novel by Pittacus Lore. Pittacus lore was the pseudonym used by two of the authors, James Frey and the Jobie hughes. The writer finding the dominant technique that be used by the translator are literal and modulation technique. In 47 sentences the translator just use three times to pure borrowing technique and three times to deletion technique with the presentage literal translation (65,7%), modulation (25,7%), pure borrowing (4.3%), deletion (4,3%) . So literal and modulation technique are the most dominat used by Translator.
The Effectiveness of Short Story To Improve Students’ Reading Comprehension Donny Adiatmana Ginting; Muhammad Hasan; Muhammad Syafi'i
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This research aims to know the effectiveness of the Short Story to improve students’ reading comprehension. The design of the study is experimental research that consists of two classes; experiment and control classes. The research includes pre-test and post-test. The population is 60 and the sample is 40 students. The researcher uses simple random sampling to determine the sample of the study. In the pre-test data, the mean score of the experiment class is 60,69, and the mean score of the control class is 64,1. In post-test data, the mean score of the experimental class is 86.90, and the mean score of the control class is 62,25. Based on the analysis of the pre-test data, the value of Tcounted is 0,015, which is compared with Ttable is 1.685 or Tcounted < Ttable. It can be stated that there is no effect on pre-test data. Based on the analysis of the post-test data, the value of Tcounted is 1,801 that compared with Ttabel is 1.685 or Tcounted > Ttable , Ha is accepted. The Stort Story was effective to improve the students’ reading comprehension
ERROR ANALYSIS OF SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT ON STUDENTS’ ESSAY WRITING Jonris Tampubolon
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The purposes of this study are: 1. To find out types of error that students make in writing English essay, and 2. To analyze how students make theerrors. The study was limited on analyzing the errors on essay writing as one of question forms on students‟ monthly exam in terms of grammar errorsdealing with the subject-verb agreement and tenses. One way to address morphological, syntactic, and lexical difficulties to learners is through erroranalysis, which consists of three stages: 1) identification of errors, 2) classification of errors, and 3) identification of the causes of errors (Ferch,Haastrup, & Phillipson, 1984:22). The data of this study were collected through observation in form of documentation. The data were analyzed byidentifying the errors that students made in their writing in terms of subject verb agreement and tenses, then classifying the sources of errors based onKrashen‟ theory which classifies them into addition, ordering, mis information and deletion. The results of this study showed that thestudents still often make errors on their writing. It can be seen also in the result that the errors in terms of tense is more dominant found in thestudents‟ essay writing than the errors in terms of subject-verb agreement. There are 53.2 % percent of errors in terms of tense and the rest 46.8 % areerrors in terms of subject-verb agreement. The findings of this study showed that the number of errors made by the students on their writing is in line withthe results of the previous studies. The 186 errors in both terms subject-verb agreement and tense out of 473 total clauses has proven those studies.
THEME AND RHEME OF THE MALAY PANTUN USED IN THE WEDDING CEREMONY IN LANGKAT NAZLI FAHADA
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This research deals with theme and rheme of the Malay pantun used in wedding ceremony in Langkat. The objectives of this study are (1) to investigate the kinds of textual developments are used in the Malay pantun in the wedding ceremony in Langkat, (2) to the process of textual developments used in the Malay pantun in the wedding ceremony in Langkat, (3) to explain for the use of textual developments of the Malay pantun in the wedding ceremony in Langkat,. This study is qualitative research, the data are utterances that consist of theme and rheme in the event of hailing the groom which is uttered by the mediators and the source of data are pantun in wedding ceremony in langkat especially in the event of hailing the groom, mobile phone is used for recording and visualizing in the wedding ceremony as the instrument to collect the data needed. Some findings are drawn, firstly there are seven kinds of textual development used in Malay pantun of wedding ceremony namely: constant theme, constant rheme, linear theme, linear rheme,split theme, split rheme, and zig-zag secondly there are four elements of textual development, namely marked simple theme and unmarked simple theme, marked multiple themes and unmarked multiple themes. The lastpantun commonly has relation from the first stanza until the last stanza,pantun need to be expressed in good grammar and structure but it is often in ungrammatical or incorrect structure form.
GRAMMATICAL ERRORS ON THE ESSAY WRITTEN BY THE THIRDSEMESTER STUDENTS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STUDY PROGRAM, STKIP AL MAKSUM LANGKAT Ginting, Donny Adiatmana
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This research aims to analyse the grammatical errors made by the students in writing the English essay. The author uses the types ofgrammar in academic writing proposed by Yakhontova (2003). The research design is descriptive qualitative, and the technique ofanalysing the data is content analysis. Based on the analysis, there are five grammatical errors made by students. The errors are spelling,noun, subject-verb agreement, punctuation and pronoun. The students made errors in spelling with the total error is 16% and made errors innoun with the total error is 16%. Furthermore, the students made errors in punctuation with the total error is 28 % and made errors inpronoun with the total error is 20 %. The students made errors in pronoun with the total error is 20 %. Punctuation is the most errorsmade by the students in writing the essay.
FOSTERING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION SKILL TROUGH RCRR STRATEGY AT UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH OF BENGKULU Putri Ramadhani; Yupika Maryansyah; Fetriani; Ivan Achmad N
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Reading comprehension skill seems to be a complecated subject for students time to time. Teachers as the one who must train studentsto master the skill, keep struggling to utter the problem. This condition need teachers to find out probable solutions. One possiblesolution is by using specific strategy in taching, like the one called Read, Cover, Remember, Retell (RCRR). The purpose of thisresearch is to determine the effect of using Read, Cover, RCRR Strategy on students’ reading comprehension skill. The study isdesigned in quasi experimental method. The subjects of this research were students of English study program ofMuhammadiyah University of Bengkulu. In collecting data, researchers used a test. Result of the study shows that there was anincreasing scores on students’ reading comprehension skill who were taught by using RCRR. Based on the study done byresearchers, RCRR has brought positive effect on students reading comprehension skill. Therefore, the strategy is recommended to be used to teach reading comprehension in classes.

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