CORRECTIONS ON GRAMMAR, SENTENCE VARIETY, AND DEVELOPING DETAILS TO QUALIFY ACADEMIC ESSAY OF INDONESIAN LEARNERS
grammar, sentence variety, developing details, essay
This experimental research examines: (1) significant differences of corrections on grammar, sentence variety and developing details on quality of the essay by Indonesian learners; and (2) different effect of corrections on grammar, sentence variety, and developing details on quality of the essay. The research assigned 66 sample that were grouped into group A = 22, B = 20, C =24. Treatment on grammar correction was given to Grop A, sentence variety for Group B, and developing details for Group C. Data were analyzed using One-Way Anova test. The study revealed: (1) Corrections on grammar, sentence variety and developing details were significantly different; (2) Contribution respectively came from sentence variety (t=4.377), developing details (t=3.933), and grammar (t=3.756). Upon beta test, contribution varied from sentence variety (58.5%), developing details (46.5%), and grammar (38.6%). Evidently, sentence variety is the most dominant technique to improve quality of the essay up to 58.5%.
DINAMIKA ILMU, Vol. 17 No. 1 June 2017
DINAMIKA ILMU, P-ISSN: 1411-3031; E-ISSN: 2442-9651