Problems on international students’ paragraphs: a case study at UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang

Yaqin, Mohamad Zubad Nurul ORCID: (2021) Problems on international students’ paragraphs: a case study at UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang. Abjadia, 6 (2). pp. 182-191. ISSN 2443-0587

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Ideas within student’s scientific works must meet scientific conditions, one of which is written in a good and correct paragraph. Ironically, international students at UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang still make some mistakes upon writing papers even though they have been equipped with Indonesian language competence since the first semester. The current study aims to identify the problems on international students’ paragraphs, to find their factors, and to spot alternative solutions. It employed a qualitative approach with a text analysis or discourse analysis. The data were the in the form of linguistic practices within students’ papers. They were collected, classified, and analyzed according to the research focus. Three kinds of issues were found in the papers of international students at UIN Maliki Malang: not meeting the elements of cohesion and coherence, incomplete paragraph development, and unsequential paragraph development. Each form of the error supported one another

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: problems; international students; paragraph
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Training > Department of Arabic Language Education
Depositing User: Mohamad Zubad Nurul Yaqin
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2021 09:09


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