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Ahmad Dahlan Journal of English Studies
ISSN : 24772879     EISSN : 23565012     DOI : -
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Ahmad Dahlan Journal of English Studies (ADJES), with registered number ISSN 2477-2879 (online), 2356-5012 (print), is a journal which is published by Universitas Ahmad Dahlan. This journal is published twice a year in March and September. We accept mainly research-based articles related to English Language Teaching, Literature, and Linguistics.
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The effectiveness of Online Process Writing Portofolio Program to Improve the Writing Ability of S1 English Department Students Faculty of Teacher Training And Education – UT at Yogyakarta Distance Learning Program Unit Sudilah, Sudilah
Ahmad Dahlan Journal of English Studies Vol 2, No 2 (2015): September
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This paper is written based on the findings of an Action Based Research aimed at knowing whether the implementation of an online Process Writing Portfolio Program (PWPP) is effective in improving the long distance students’ writing ability. The subjects of the study are the students of Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Universitas Terbuka, at Yogyakarta Long Distance Learning Program Unit. The data are collected from three cycles of the program implementation via email : sudilah@ut.ac.id. Each cycle consists of 4 stages, the plan, action, observation, and reflection. Grades of each cycle were taken from 4 kinds of activities; brainstorming, first draft writing, revising and editing, and final copy. The score increase from cycle to cycle is used to measure the improvement of the students’ writing ability. For this purpose the writer uses Wilcoxson Signed Ranks Test and Scoring Scale for Composition. The results of the study indicate that the implementation of online Process Writing Portfolio Program is merely effective in improving the students’ writing ability in terms of numerical grade scores. From the Pre- Program Implementation (Pre- PI) to Cycle I, the average increase of the students’ writing score is 6.51. After the implementation, that is from the (Pre-IP) cycle to cycle I, the increase achieved is Z =.380 and p = .017 (p <0.05), and from cycle I to II is) Z = 2524 with p = .012 (p <0.05), and from cycle II to III the improvement increase is Z = 2524 with p = .012 (p <.0.05). It means that all of the increase is significant. Yet, if the scores are converted to Skidmore’s criteria of Scoring Scale for Composition, the quality of the paragraphs does not increase significantly. All of the paragraphs are not publishable yet. Many aspects of refinement are still needed to display or publish the paragraph. Keywords: effectiveness, to improve, online Process Writing Portfolio Program 
Translation Types and Strategies Applied by Sari Kusuma in Translating Alexander McCall Smith’s The Girl Who Married a Lion into Gadis yang Menikahi Seekor Singa Fajria, Astry
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Translation deals with literary and non-literary texts. Translating literary texts involves not only the language but also the cultural aspect of the text. A compilation of short stories written by Alexander McCall Smith entitled The Girl Who Married a Lion and the translation by Sari Kusuma entitled Gadis yang Menikahi Seekor Singa is interesting to discuss because it contains many stories, including fairy tales and fables. Hence, the short stories are fully loaded with cultural aspect, which thereby affects the way the work is translated. Thus, this article is to reveal the translation types, structure, and strategies applied by the translator in translating the short stories.Keywords: translation types, translation strategy, Alexander McCall
Investigating the Benefits of Mobile Phone Technology toward the Teaching and Learning Practices at Higher Schools Akhsan, Nur Rifai
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This article intends to explore the benefits of using M-Learning (mobile phone Learning) to support teaching and learning process for digital immigrant teachers. Digital immigrant teachers are those who want to move from conventional way to more technology enhanced language learning. The exploration on using facilities of mobile learning for classroom teaching will enable teachers to make use of internet access, to pursue their students’ technology literacy, to access to a wealth of ready-made ELT materials and to integrate technologies of mobile phone into teaching. The exploration found that the potential uses of mobile phone for learning certainly bring implication for both teacher and students under the issues of technology application literacy, intellectual authority, students-students-teacher collaboration, and teaching and learning reflection and evaluation skill development. Above all, teachers can use many applications of their mobile phone from simple to sophisticated ones. They can use texting facilities (sms) for checking students’ work progress, use free social media to give consultation, and many other features that facilitate them to transfer knowledge and help students in learning either in or out of classroom. Certainly, they also need to consider the flaws in mobile phone and keep learning to be familiar with technology development. Furthermore, mobile phone also improve teaching qualities in terms of creating contextual learning outside the classroom, for fieldtrips and for professional development; supporting context-sensitive leaning in non-formal settings, connecting the learning across contexts and human life; making useful learning sites involving technology, people and environment, producing system enabling teacher to deliver quizzes for learning topics, encourage students to practice making theory questions, designing a media board for learners to construct online web pages by sending messages, pictures and audio through their phones, and reaching beyond the traditional settings. Keywords: Mobile phone, teaching and learning, advance technology 
Cartoon As Instructional Method in Teaching Descriptive Text Writing Amrizal, Amrizal
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Writing is a part of four language skills that the students have to be comprehended. In fact,  many students are unable to do so because they believe that learning to write is difficult. Several resons exist for this dilemma. One is that grammatical rules for the English language are much different than those of Bahasa Indonesia. Second, students typically prossess a limit vocabulary. Third, students do not have much motivation to write English text. One of potential solution to increase writing skills for writing (descriptive text) using cartoon media. In applying cartoon media, the teacher asks students to describe items based on a cartoon, and then after the students have described things such as colour and form. They are asked to compare stories to see which ones are closest to real story and retell the stories what student write. Using this method helps for several reasons. First, the method attacts students’ attention. Second, visual material have been shown to be helpful because they are engaging.
Promoting Metacognitive Strategies to Listening Class Sucipto, Sucipto
Ahmad Dahlan Journal of English Studies Vol 2, No 2 (2015): September
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Listening skill is often ignored. David Nunan (1997) commented that listening is the "Cinderella Skill" which is overlooked by its elder sister "speaking" in SL learning. Speaking and writing skill has become the standard of the knowledge of second language, listening and reading have been turned to be the secondary ones. On the other hand, listening is vital in the language classroom because it provides input for the learner. In fact, most English listening teachers focus on testing learners listening skill rather than on developing the learners’ listening skill. This practice tends to make them anxious and tends to become ineffective listeners. This condition brings about the learners’ difficulties in comprehending listening materials. Good English teachers should minimize such a condition. This article attempts to find ways of creating good atmosphere for listening class. What should we “as teachers’ do to respond the problem? Metacognitive is theory of awareness of what and how to learn. Based on my experience in teaching listening, metacognitive strategies are very valuable for learners to learn listening. Finally, I encourage listening class teachers to promote the strategies to their students. To promote the strategies a teacher should do several steps with the class; discussing learners’ problems, talking the nature of listening, building students’ awareness about the important of learning strategies, training the students about metacognitive strategies, and doing reflection. Keywords: Listening, Strategy, Metacognition 
Hypocrisy in George Orwell’s Animal Farm: An Islamic Analysis Ali, R. Muhammad
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This article is taken from a research entitled Hypocrisy in George Orwell’s Animal Farm: an Islamic Analysis. It  is intended  : (1) to describe the concept of hypocrisy in the view of Islam, (2) to describe the traits of a hypocrite in Islamic view, and (3) to reveal the hypocrisy of the characters of the novel.            The research is categorized as library research in which the data are taken from books, journals, and other relevant data. This is also a descriptive qualitative research with Islamic approach. The base and concept of hypocrisy are from the verses of the Holy Qur’an and the hadiths of the Messenger Muhammad (sas).            The results of the research are: First, the definition of hypocrisy is a pretending to be what is not; to feel what one does not feel; especially pretense of virtue, piety, etc.  Second, The traits of a hypocrite are: (a) when he/she speaks he/she lies, (b) when he/she promises he/she breaks his/her promise, and (c) when he/she is entrusted he/she betrays. Third, the behaviors of the characters of Animal Farm that represent hypocrisy are: (a) Napoleon, the main character, always lies and changes the black into white, (b) Napoleon always breaks the agreement among the animals, and (3) the pigs betray the power they have entrusted. Keywords: hypocrisy, Animal Farm, islamic analysis
A Descriptive Review on Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics Khafidhoh, Khafidhoh
Ahmad Dahlan Journal of English Studies Vol 2, No 2 (2015): September
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Both of applied linguistics and educational linguistics are almost the same but they are actually different. By having knowledge about them, one can differentiate and make relationship between them. This article aims at giving a descriptive review on applied linguistics and educational linguistics. The topics covered in this article are the definitions of the applied linguistics and educational linguistics, the relationship, the similarity and the difference between them, and also the scope of each of the two disciplines. Keywords: applied, educational, linguistics 
Implementation of Learning Strategies based on Reflective Learning Theory to Improve Students’ Self-Efficacy in Learning English Hidayati, Ratri Nur
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Self-Efficacy means the belief in ones capabilities to achieve a goal or an outcome. Efficacy beliefs play an influential meditational role in academic attainment. While Reflective learning can be described as tending to think deeply about the knowledge obtained by study. Reflection is the indication of deep learning because it helps students learn through reflection, precisely because of the established link between reflection and deeper learning. Reflective learning is closely related to improve Self-efficacy. Thus this article aims at elaborating the effective English learning strategies based on reflective learning theory to improve students’ self- efficacy. This paper proposes some actions, i.e. implementing oral reflective learning on action, oral reflective learning in action and written reflective learning. In improving the students’ self-efficacy in learning in the forms of (1) the improvement of students’ appreciation of social resources, (2) the improvement of students’ courage in achieving academic performances, (3) the improvement of students’ consistency for self- regulated learning, and (4) the improvement of students’ social self-efficacy. 
Voicing Change: A Comparative Reading of Selected Works by Pramoedya Ananta Toer and Katharina Susannah Prichard Puspita, Ida
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Although coming from different historical and political backgrounds, Indonesian Pramoedya Ananta Toer and Australian Katharina Susannah Prichard both have used their writing to rehearse their concerns with the social and political situations in their respective societies. In The Girl from the Coast (1987) and Coonardoo (1929), they create the setting for a staging of the effects of colonial, racial and gender ideologies on the lives of marginalised and oppressed individuals. Through the characters of The Girl and Coonardoo respectively Pramoedya and Prichard hold up a lens to an awakening concern with minorities in specific periods in Indonesian and Australian societies. The novels’ main female characters serve thus as spokespersons for an agenda of social and political change that characterise the work of Pramoedya and Prichard.   This paper will examine how these two novels depict marginalised groups in Indonesia and Australia and the significant role these groups play in both challenging and sustaining a national memory. To this extent it is concerned with how they are positioned as well as how they position themselves in the patriarchal and colonial societies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Pramoedya’s and Prichard’s shared perspectives on political and social matters lead to some comparable aspects in the way they depict the social dynamics in the texts. Readers are led to see the tensions between identity and class/race and family and nation through the eyes and the voices of the marginalised women characters. Keywords: comparative literature, voicing change, Pramoedya, Prichard
A State of the Art of Communicative Competence Theory Fauziati, Endang
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What is actually involved in learning a foreign language? What kinds of knowledge and skill to be mastered? The answer to these questions deals with language competence, that is, the knowledge of the language and the ability to use that knowledge to interpret and produce meaningful texts appropriate to the situation in which they are used. It corresponds with Ellis’s (1996: 74) statement that the goal of learning a foreign language “is concerned with the ability to use language in communicative situations” and the point of language teaching is to help the students communicate or to develop what Hymes (1972) referred to as “communicative competence”.

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