PREMISE: Journal of English Education and Applied Linguistics
Vol 11, No 2 (2022): Premise: Journal: e-ISSN-2442-482x, p-ISSN-2089-3345 of English Education and A

GRAMMATICAL COHESION IN STUDENTS’ UNDERGRADUATE THESIS

Ari Prasetyaningrum (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Education, HAMZANWADI UNIVERSITY, Indonesia)
Maman Asrobi (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Education, HAMZANWADI UNIVERSITY, Indonesia)
Siti Ayu Surayya (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Education, HAMZANWADI UNIVERSITY, Indonesia)
Zahratul Fikni (English Department, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Education, HAMZANWADI UNIVERSITY, Indonesia)



Article Info

Publish Date
15 Jun 2022

Abstract

The goals of this study were to find out the most dominant types of grammatical cohesion used in undergraduate thesis belonged students of study program of English language education at Hamzanwadi university by M.A.K Halliday’s theory. This study was classified into descriptive qualitative research with discourse approach. The author used documentation in the form of students’ undergraduate thesis for collecting the data. There were two kinds of data taken, namely primary and secondary data. The primary data referred to the thesis written by the learners of the eight semesters as their partial fulfilment task before having bachelor degree. The secondary data was data that complete the main data. The author showed the data in line with Creswell and Poth theory in which the author related the theory by examining the grammatical of the thesis. The research finding revealed the most dominant type of grammatical cohesion was reference which appear 6149 times or 65, 29 % then conjunction which was found 3107 times or 32, 99 %. Meanwhile, the least dominant types of grammatical cohesion were substitution which appeared 145 times (1, 53%) and ellipsis which appeared 16 times (0, 16%).

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Journal Info

Abbrev

english

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Subject

Education Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media Social Sciences

Description

PPREMISE: Journal of English Education focuses and welcomes researcher in both EFL and ESL context to publish professional or conceptual articles, and research articles formed in qualitative and quantitative study in the area of the following scopes: Analysis on English Literatures in English ...