STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES IN WRITING THEIR THESIS IN ENGLISH AT ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM JAMBI UNIVERSITY

Yanto Yanto, Urip Sulistiyo

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Abstract: This study aims to analyze the difficulties that the students face in writing their thesis in English at English Education Study Program, Jambi University. The data were taken from both students and supervisors’ perspectives. This study employed descriptive qualitative method. Researchers distributed some questionnaires and did several interviews. The participants were students who were writing their thesis and those who have just finished their thesis examination. Some lecturers who supervised the students were also interviewed in order to find out the possible solutions for minimizing the difficulties. The findings showed that there are various types of difficulties that the students face in writing their thesis. No official guide on how to write a thesis in English was considered as the main cause. Lecturers recommended to write one.

Keywords: writing’s difficulties, thesis writing, and writing guide


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