Analysis of English Students’ Learning Style in Bilingual Class
International Journal of Literature and Arts
Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015, Pages: 34-41
Received: Jun. 1, 2015; Accepted: Jun. 6, 2015; Published: Jun. 25, 2015
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Andi Asrifan, English Education Department, the institute of teachers training and education of Muhammadiyah Rappang, Sidenreng Rappang Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
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Abstract
Learning style is the way someone feel easy, comfort and save when they are learning. This research aimed at finding out (i) kinds of learning style, (ii) the most dominant learning style in bilingual class, (iii) factors that influence student learning style, and (iv) the effect of learning style on the students’ language achievement. This research was conducted using descriptive qualitative method involving 20 students of SMA Negeri 5 Parepare as participant. The instruments used for this study are questionnaire to identify kinds of learning style and the dominant learning style; interview and observation to identify factors influence student learning style; and written test to identify language achievement. The findings indicated that (i) students learning style in bilingual class divided into three models: modality comprises visual, auditory, and kinesthetic; personality comprises extrovert and introvert; and receiving information comprises global and analytical. (ii) The most dominant learning style in bilingual class is extrovert. (iii) Factors influence students learning style are environment, emotional, sociological, psychological, and teachers. (iv) the effect of learning style on the students language achievement, no significant effect among reading and grammar test, but vocabulary test has.
Keywords
Students’ Learning Style, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Class
To cite this article
Andi Asrifan, Analysis of English Students’ Learning Style in Bilingual Class, International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol. 3, No. 4, 2015, pp. 34-41. doi: 10.11648/j.ijla.20150304.11
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