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Title: An Investigation of the Difficulties Encountered by Senior High School Debaters in Making Arguments
Authors: Wibisono, Aditya Purnama Saputra
Keywords: arguments;difficulty;debate;senior high school debaters
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: Many debating competitions are now held for senior high school students. Most of schools have debating organizations as means for students to learn English. One of the most fundamental problems for senior high school debater lies on their incapability to produce a good argument. The general purpose this study is to examine the difficulties in making arguments that senior high school debaters encountered. This study is a qualitative study. A total of six participants of senior high school debaters in Salatiga were asked to make a regular journal pertaining to difficulties they faced when they finished debating. Afterwards, those six students were interviewed to gain more details on their answer. The result showed that there were three main difficulties senior high school encountered, such as, difficulty in arguments preparation, difficulty in making claims, and difficulty in developing arguments.
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/7250
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