The Differences of Male and Female Students’ Language Learning Strategies in EFL Classroom Interaction at SMA Negeri 11 Makassar

Jamiah, Jamiah (2015) The Differences of Male and Female Students’ Language Learning Strategies in EFL Classroom Interaction at SMA Negeri 11 Makassar. Masters thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI MAKASSAR.

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Abstract

The objectives of this research were to find out (1) the differences of language learning strategies of second grade male and female students of SMA Negeri 11 Makassar and (2) the effect of gender differences of male and female second grade student in choosing language learning strategies of SMA Negeri 11 Makassar. This research employed qualitative method. The subjects of this research were the students of class XI Science 3 of SMA Negeri 11 Makassar that was taken through purposive sampling. The data of this research were collected by employing video recording, observation and interview. The obtained data were analyzed in three major phases namely data reduction, data display, interpretation / conclusion drawing. The results of the research revealed that (1) male and female students at SMA Negeri 11 Makasar learnt differently. All of the student used six language learning strategies but they had different ways in using them; (a) In memory strategy, the females prefered using sound while the males prefered using a combination of sound and image, (b) cognitive strategy, the male focused on translating while the females focused on transferring, (c) in compensation strategy, the males were more active and direct in giving opinion while the females were passive because of doubt and shyness, (d) in metacognitive strategy, the females liked making schedule while the males did not make schedule, (e) in affective strategy, in lowering their anxiety, the males made fun at classroom while the females used music, and (f) in social strategy, the males focused on asking correction while the female asked for clarrification and (2) Mostly, the females used social strategy because they were more emphatic, social thinking and like cooperating with their peers while the males refered to the compensation startegy because their characteristics were more confident, fun, logical, active in expressing their opinion. So, it was concluded that gender differences affect in choosing language learning strategies of male and female students at SMA Negeri 11 Makassar.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: PASCASARJANA > BAHASA INGGRIS (S2)
Depositing User: UPT PERPUSTAKAAN UNM
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2018 01:48
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 01:48
URI: http://eprints.unm.ac.id/id/eprint/7576

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