STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES AND THEIR PERCEPTIONS IN WRITING RECOUNT TEXT
A STUDY AT THE SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF MA MUALLIMIN NW ANJANI IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017
This study was aimed at finding out students’ difficulties and their perceptions in writing recount text : A study at the second year students of MA Muallimin NW Anjani in academic year 2016/2017.The most students’ difficulties in writing recount text found such as words choice, sentence structure, content and organization. While students perceptions in this type of text were difficult to understand, boring, not easy to write. The method used in analyzing the data was qualitative method.The population of this study was the second year students of MA Muallimin NW Anjani.They were158 students. The sample was 39 students taken from religion program I. All the subjects in this group of learners consisted of only male. The data gathered through test and questionnaire. In this study, the writer found that the result of data analysis could be classified as fair 1 student (2.5 %), as poor 1 student (2.5 %), and as very poor 37 students (95 %). So, the study could be concluded that the students were insufficient in comprehending recount text.
Key words : Difficulties, Perceptions, Writing, Recount Text