3 Steps Writing Strategy: Imitating-Reworking-Developing to Attract Interest in Writing Descriptive Writing in Improving Students Writing Ability

Lisa Rakhmanina

Abstract


This study aims to find out whether 3-step-writing strategy could have a significant impact on the students 'writing results in descriptive writing and also to find out whether there is an impact of the interaction between 3-step-writing strategy on students' writing interest. The population in this study were Law Faculty students in the 2017-2018 academic year with a total of 25 students. In this study, sampling using purposive techniques that took two classes as samples and divided into two groups, namely: Experimental Group and Control Group. The Experimental Group learned to Write Descriptive by using 3-step-writing strategy. Data was collected by conducting tests (pre and post-tests) and questionnaires. The data obtained were analyzed using the T Test and Two-Way Anova Test with the help of the SPSS 22 Program. It showed significant different on students` English Writing achievement from pre-test to post-test and also from experimental and control group. Students also showed great interest on English Writing of Descriptive text by applying 3-step-writing strategy. It means that 3-step-writing strategy could improve students` English writing skill and could also  empower students to learn more.

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Writing strategy; Descriptive text; writing interest

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29300/ling.v5i1.1961

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