IMPROVING STUDENTS’ COMPETENCY IN TRANSLATION AND LIFE SKILL THROUGH PEER GROUP CORRECTION IN TRANSLATION CLASS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG

Manon Andini, Thathit IMPROVING STUDENTS’ COMPETENCY IN TRANSLATION AND LIFE SKILL THROUGH PEER GROUP CORRECTION IN TRANSLATION CLASS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FACULTY OF TEACHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG. In: The Third South East Asia Design/Development Research International Conference, 18 Apr - 19 Apr 2015, Palembang.

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    Abstract

    The objectives of this research are to increase students’ competence in translation and life skill. This research is a Classroom Action Researh (CAR). The subjects of this research are 18 students of Department of English, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Muhammadiyah Malang who were taking translation.The data were gathered by using test, observing and interview.The steps in conducting this research is planning, implementation, observation, and reflection. In the planing activity, the researcer prepared the syllabus and lesson plans. In the implementation of Peer Group Correction in class, the students are divided into groups that consist of three up to four students depending on the number of the students in class. Each group is assigned to translate different texts from English into Indonesian. At every meeting each group presents their translation in front of class and the other groups or students give the comments and the idea to make the translation better, not sounding foreign, readable, and understandable.The students in class share with the other friends, they work together, they understand each other to make a good translation. In this activity, the teacher, as a facilitator, will give the comments if there is something debatable, and if the students find difficulties in finding the closest equivalence in the taret language. Based on the data analysis, it can be infered that Peer Group Correction activity could increase the students’ translation competence and the students’ life skill e.g brave in giving arguments, self confidence, team work. The students are more aware to the social environtment. The students feel more understandingof the others’ idesa and they realize that comments from the other friends are beneficent to him/her. And they are also be able to respect the others. And also from the presentation activity, the students are more confindent. By having high confidence, the students will have positive thinking, and they will be more optimistic in facing life. So it can be said the classroom activity will give much contribution to the students’ hardand life skills. Key Words: Teaching, Translation, Peer Group Correction, Life Skill.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education > Department of Language and Arts Education
    Depositing User: Dr, M.A. Hartono Hartono
    Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 07:37
    Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 07:37
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/6767

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