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EJI (English Journal of Indragiri) : Studies in Education, Literature, and Linguistics
ISSN : 25492144     EISSN : 25985140     DOI : -
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English Journal of Indragiri (EJI) is a scientific journal which published by English Study Program FKIP Islamic University of Indragiri Tembilahan Riau. It covers studies in education, literature, and linguistics. Then it is published twice a year in January dan July. Six manuscript articles are published in each edition.
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AN ANALYSIS ON STUDENTS’ ERRORS IN PRONOUNCING ENGLISH WORDS Idayani, Andi
ENGLISH JOURNAL OF INDRAGIRI Vol 3 No 1 (2019): English Journal of Indragiri (EJI) : Studies in Education, Literature and Lingui
Publisher : Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan, Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris

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The objective of this research is to know the students’ errors in pronouncing of English words on vowel and consonant sounds in the first semester of English students of FKIP UIR. The research design of this study is descriptive research. The researcher assessed the students’ errors pronunciation at English Language Education of FKIP UIR. The Respondent of this research was the first semester of English students of FKIP UIR. In this study, the research instrument is an oral test, there are 40 words that be tested, and the data was collected by a recorder. In analyzing the data, the researcher helped by other English lecturers as raters. Then, the data was checked by using talking-talking software and phonetic transcription. The result of this study described that there are some errors made by students in pronouncing English words. There are 25 students’ errors pronounced short vowel /e/, 15 students’ errors pronouncing short vowel /ᴜ/, 21 Students’ errors pronouncing the consonant / ð/, 18 students’ errors pronouncing consonant /ɵ/, and 17 students’ errors pronouncing consonant /ʒ/.
VERBAL PHRASES IN THE NOVEL LIFE OF PI: A SYNTACTIC ANALYSIS Syafrizal, Syafrizal
ENGLISH JOURNAL OF INDRAGIRI Vol 3 No 1 (2019): English Journal of Indragiri (EJI) : Studies in Education, Literature and Lingui
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This study is intended to find out the types and functions of verbal phrases used in the novel Life of Pi. This research belongs to descriptive qualitative research, where the data are not analyzed by using statistical procedure; the data in this research are taken from the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel. To collect the data the writer uses the noting technique. The first step, the writer read and observed carefully to find out the verbal phrases. Then, the writer took notes of the sentences contained verbal phrases in Life of Pi, and then analyzed the data by classifying the verbal phrases and finding the function of verbal phrases. The research finding shows that there are three types of verbal phrases used in the novel Life of Pi, namely, gerund phrase, infinitive phrase, and participial phrase. Each type of verbal phrases has a different function. The researcher finds three functions of verbal phrases, namely noun, adjective, and adverb. Gerund phrase functions as a noun. Infinitive phrase functions as a noun, an adjective, and an adverb. Participial phrase functions as an adjective and as an adverb.
FACTORS INFLUENCING STUDENTS’ LISTENING COMPREHENSION AT THE FOURTH SEMESTER ENGLISH STUDY PROGRAM OF UNISI TEMBILAHAN Mukhdar, Mukhdar; Yeni, Melda
ENGLISH JOURNAL OF INDRAGIRI Vol 3 No 1 (2019): English Journal of Indragiri (EJI) : Studies in Education, Literature and Lingui
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This research was done because the researchers found that most of the students' listening comprehension of the fourth semester was low. Therefore, the researchers decided to conduct research about factors that causing it. So that the researchers want to find out students' listening comprehension factors at English study program of UNISI. This aim was achieved through a descriptive qualitative design. The sample of this research was the students of the fourth semester of English Study Program of UNISI. They consist of 13 students. They were chosen by using total sampling technique. By conducting this research, the researcher found that there are three factors influencing students’ listening comprehension at the fourth semester of English Study Program of UNISI, they are reduced form, colloquial language and rate of the delivery. It can be interpreted that their low result in listening to English monologue text was because of those factors.
TENSES UNDERSTANDING IN USING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE Napratilora, Martina; Siagian, Seri Yanti
ENGLISH JOURNAL OF INDRAGIRI Vol 3 No 1 (2019): English Journal of Indragiri (EJI) : Studies in Education, Literature and Lingui
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Language is one of the tools for communicating. English is one of the languages that are used to communicate. Mastering simple present tense is able to make English communicating run well, effectively, and clearly. Using the English language to communicate in daily life should comprehend about simple present tense because this tense more often to be used than other tenses for daily communication. This paper will explain how to make sentences using simple present and how to use simple present in communicating. Simple present tense refers to something happened in present time. The students will be easy to understand and use tense by knowing who the subject in the sentence is, knowing the sentence kinds, and knowing the sentence form.
THE ABILITY OF STUDENTS OF LAW FACULTY IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019, ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF INDRAGIRI TO IDENTIFY PREPOSITION OF TIME IN A SENTENCE Mustajib, Agus
ENGLISH JOURNAL OF INDRAGIRI Vol 3 No 1 (2019): English Journal of Indragiri (EJI) : Studies in Education, Literature and Lingui
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Languages are not just sets of symbols. They also often conform to a rough grammar, or system of rules, used to manipulate the symbols. The grammar of a language is a complex and highly structured affair because it operates in terms of concepts and categories which have to be defined in the same way. So we need a grammar in using English and an understanding of the grammar also influences our ability in English. The students of Law Faculty 2018/2019, Islamic University of Indragiri are the students who are studying English in the first and second semester. So, the researcher is eager to know their ability to identify preposition of time in the sentences. The study focuses on the students’ ability in identifying preposition of time in a sentence especially “on, in, and at”. The number of the first semester of Law Faculty consists of three classes and the total of the students are 118 students. The populations are more than 100 students, so the researcher used a random sampling technique. The researcher can take the sample about 15% to 25% or more like the sample and the researcher take half of 100% is 50%. So, the samples of this research are 69 students. The researcher used a quantitative method to get the data needed. The research instrument in this research is to test and fill in the blank forms. The researcher used a sentence without preposition as the instrument of this research, because the students learned preposition through sentences. Based on the result of the test, the mean score of preposition was 63.98. It was categorized at a good level, which included in the interval 61-80. Where there are 6 students get in a very good score, 26 students get in a good score, 36 students get in enough score, 1 student get the poor score and there is no get in a very poor score. In conclusion, the students of Law Faculty 2018/2019 in identify preposition categorized nice and understand in the preposition.
A STUDY ON STUDENTS’ SCANNING ABILITY IN READING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT SECOND YEAR OF SMPN 1 TEMBILAHAN Rusnida, Rusnida; Melda Yeni, Melda
EJI (English Journal of Indragiri) : Studies in Education, Literature, and Linguistics Vol 1, No 2 (2017)
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The main purpose of this study was to know the students’ scanning ability in reading descriptive text. This research was conducted in the second year of SMPN 1 Tembilahan in November 2016. It was a descriptive research and used random sampling technique in selecting the sample. The total of the population in this research were 201 students and the researcher took 100 students or half of them to be the sample in this research. The data were collected by using a test in multiple choices. By the test, the researcher got the result that the students are able to find out the name of persons, numeric data, and the name of the place in reading descriptive text with the total mean score is 82.3 or in Very Good category level. The mean score of students’ scanning ability in reading descriptive text is different in each indicator, the students’ scanning ability in finding out name of person in reading descriptive text was 73.39, the students’ scanning ability in finding out numeric data in reading descriptive text was 83.14, and the students’ scanning ability in finding out name of place in reading descriptive text was 89.95. As a conclusion, by scanning the students understood and were able to find out the name of the person, numeric data, and the name of the place in reading descriptive text.
ACTIVITIES IN TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY FOR YOUNG LEARNERS IN FIVE KINDERGARTENS IN INDRAMAYU Anggrarini, Natalia
EJI (English Journal of Indragiri) : Studies in Education, Literature, and Linguistics Vol 2, No 2 (2018)
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Childhood Education essentially aims at providing stimulation in all aspects of child development especially in language development. This study is attempted to investigate activities in teaching English vocabulary to young learners. To provide good education in early childhood the teacher has to understand their characteristics and know their needs according to their developmental level. In accordance with the world of early childhood, children learn through play (learning through play) and interesting learning process for them (playing is learning).Thus, the teacher needs to provide activities that meet the students needs and present them in a proper way. This study describes the activities done by teachers in five kindergartens in Indramayu. The participants in this study were five teachers in those five kindergartens. The findings showed that the teachers in five kindergartens in Indramayu taught vocabulary by presenting some activities such as; listen and do, listen and repeat, modeling and demonstration, singing song, look and say, listen and identify, and question and answer. In Grade A the dominant activity was Listen and Repeat with frequency 40% in one semester while in Grade B, Look and say was the dominant activity with frequency 30,76% in one semester. Those activities are done based on the consideration that the activities done in Grade A were emphasized on their level of development such as imitating. While children in Grade B were more developed, the activities were emphasized on recognizing word and learn to pronounce it clearly. Keywords: Leaning Activity, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching English for Young Learners
IMPROVING STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN USING DEGREES OF COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVE BY USING PICTURES AT GRADE VIII MTS NURUL JIHAD TEMBILAHAN HULU Susanti, Susanti
EJI (English Journal of Indragiri) : Studies in Education, Literature, and Linguistics Vol 1, No 1 (2017)
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This research aims at describing about whether or not the pictures are able to improve students’ ability in using degrees of comparison of adjective to 19 students of the grade VIII of MTs Nurul Jihad Tembilahan Hulu. In this research, the researcher conducted a research design by using CAR. The instruments used to understanding the different of pictures in form of multiple choice test, observation sheets, and interview. Based on the findings, the result of posttest on the first cycle gained 6 students (31.6%) who are able to pass the KKM by mean score 67.8. The score did not reach the criteria of successful. Meanwhile, the posttest on the second cycle gained 13 students (68.4%) who passed the KKM and derived mean score is 81.3, it has reached the criteria of successful. There was an improvement of the students’ ability in using degrees of comparison of adjective from cycle one and cycle two as much as 13.5%. Thus, the researcher did not continue to the next cycle. In addition, students’ responses to learning are generally positive. Most of them were interested and more able about the degrees of comparison of adjective. Not only by using pictures but also the ways in teaching learning able to improve students’ ability in using degrees of comparison of adjective. Based on these findings, it can be concluded that the use of pictures and the ways in teaching learning process are able to improve students’ ability in using degrees of comparison of adjective.
THE ABILITY OF STUDENTS OF ENGLISH STUDY PROGRAM 2017/2018 YEAR, ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF INDRAGIRI TO DISTINGUISH PRESENT PARTICIPLE FROM GERUND Mustajib, Agus
EJI (English Journal of Indragiri) : Studies in Education, Literature, and Linguistics Vol 2, No 1 (2018)
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 AbstractLanguage is purely human and non-instinctive method because language is the most frequently used and most highly developed form of human communication. And language is a distinctly human instrument, although other animals produce sounds and noises, the human language alone is articulated into words and alone is capable of expressing an infinite variety of thought. Languages are not just sets of symbols. They also often conform to a rough grammar, or system of rules, used to manipulate the symbols. The grammar of a language is a complex and highly structured affair because it operates in terms of concepts and categories which have to be defined in the same way. So we need grammar in using English and the understanding about grammar also influences our ability in English. The students of English study program 2017/2018 year, Islamic university of Indragiri are the students who are obliged to use English in almost all subjects. So, the researcher is eager to know their ability to distinguish present participle from gerund can be as a measure and correction for them how far their understanding about English. In conclusion, the students of English study program to distinguish present participle and gerund has percentage, there was 62.02 % the correct answer, while the percentages of the incorrect answer was 37.98 %. From the percentage of the correct answer above can be said that the ability of the 2017/2018 year students of English study program, Islamic University of Indragiri in distinguishing present participle from gerund is good. Keywords: Distinguishing, present participle, gerund.
AN INQUIRY ON THE STUDENTS’ WRITING COMPETENCE OF ANALYTICAL EXPOSITION TEXT Amri, samsul
EJI (English Journal of Indragiri) : Studies in Education, Literature, and Linguistics Vol 1, No 2 (2017)
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Writing competence has been being appealing topic to investigate in order to achieve adequate and accurate final statement. One of the phenomena was on writing Analytical Exposition text. It is one of genres that is taught for Senior High School students. This existing study purposed to settle to what extent the students’ writing competence of Analytical Exposition text. To augment the objective, it was designed as survey research, which took 40 students of the elventh grade of SMA Muhammadiyah Tembilahan as the participants. They were asked for writing an Analytical Expostion text. The assessment aspects involved grammar, vocabulary, mechanics, fluency, and organization. After analyzing the data, the results display that the students’ competence on each of writing component was extremely diverse. Their grammar competence was 72.5, which was in good level, vocabulary mastery was 74.38, which was categorized as good level, mechanic mastery was 67.92, which was in enough level, fluency was in 64.17, which was classified as enough level, and organization was 68.33 which was in enough category. Then overall the students’ writing competence was 69.4 which was classified as enough level. It is suggested that they need to refine their performance to get better results.

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