A STUDY ON THE EFL STUDENTS‟ABILITY OF DICTATION INTEGRATED PUNCTUATION MARKS IN WRITING SKILL

Orlando Rangel, Jose Antonio Sarmento, Agostinho dos Santos Gonçalves

Abstract


The objectives of this study are: (1) to know the Grade twelve Students At Escola
Hospitalidade E Turismo Becora Dili in the School Year 2018 able to write through
dictation integrated with punctuation marks. (2) to find out the grade twelve students
ability. The samples of study were 27 students by the grade twelve students at Escola
Hospitalidade e Turismo Becora Dili in the school year 2018. The test was one set of
writing skill through dictation integrated punctuation mark which was administered the
students. This study used qualitative or normative method. The result of the test was
indicated that The Grade twelve Students at Escola Hospitalidade e Turismo BecoraDili in the school year 2018 were able to write through dictation integrated punctuation
mark got total scores 184. The Level of Ability in writing skill through dictation
integrated punctuation mark by the Grade twelve Students at Escola Hospitalidade e
Turismo Becora-Dili in the school year 2018 got total 184 scores and thelevel of ability
is 6.8 which is classified based on the standard of measurement that is being used at the
local school refers is at AVERAGE LEVEL. Finally, it concluded that the Grade twelve
Students at Escola Hospitalidade e Turismo Becora-Dili in the school year 2018 must be
taught writing skill through various types of method and strategy that could not make
boring the students but make them a fun and enjoyable activities. The teachers should
give more exercises and attention to the writing skill through dictation integrated
punctuation marks. The homework of writing must be assigned to students every day
and it must be checked every meeting in the class.

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