DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF ACQUIRING ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE (A CASE STUDY ON AFGHANISTAN IMMIGRANT STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIA YEAR 2014/2015)

Amalia, Mesita (2015) DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF ACQUIRING ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE (A CASE STUDY ON AFGHANISTAN IMMIGRANT STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIA YEAR 2014/2015). Other thesis, IAIN Salatiga.

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Abstract

This paper aims to talk about exploring immigrant students‟s steps and strategies in acquiring and learning English as second language in Australia. The objective of this research are (1) to explore the immigrant students steps in Australia to acquire English in their learning process (2) to describe the immigrant students strategies in applying English as second language in their new daily life (3) to find out the general difficulties found by immigrant students in their learning process to acquire English as their second language (4) to discover the immigrant students‟ motivation in learning English as second language This is the descriptive qualitative research. The data are taken through documents, recording, transcript of an interview. Data is conducted since Saturday, January 11, 2014. There are three students as respondents. The collected data is analyzed by presenting the data findings. The researcher analyzes the finding of acquisition and learning process of immigrant students achieved from the result of an interview. Based upon the analysis and discussion of the research results, the researcher concludes into four phases: first, immigrant students‟ steps in acquiring and learning English as second language in Australia are various such as watching movies, memorising vocabularies, reading books and newspaper, communication with people, using dictionary as learning resources. Second is the immigrant students in Australia also have some strategies to apply their language ability in the daily life, those strategies are communication and memory strategies. Third, there are different kinds of difficulties for each learner and they have their own way to solve their own problems. Fourth, motivations affected much in achieving success in target language.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: Bahasa
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email bimoharyosetyoko@iainsalatiga.ac.id
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2016 01:59
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2016 01:59
URI: http://e-repository.perpus.iainsalatiga.ac.id/id/eprint/317

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