TENSES AND COHESIVE DEVICES USED IN THE THESIS ABSTRACTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY STUDENTS, UNIVERSITY OF SURABAYA

Gaspar, Besin (2013) TENSES AND COHESIVE DEVICES USED IN THE THESIS ABSTRACTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY STUDENTS, UNIVERSITY OF SURABAYA. In: CONEST 10 The Tenth International Conference on English Studies. Pusat Kajian Bahasa dan Budaya Center for Studies on Language and Culture Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya, Jakarta. ISBN 978-602-8474-27-6

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Abstract

This research aimed at identifYing how the tenses and cohesive devices were used in the thesis abstracts of the students of biotechnology. As a qua/it alive study, the source of the data was 25 thesis abstracts which were taken randomly from 50 abstracts of the 2012 biotechnology students. The data were the verb tenses and the types of cohesive devices used in the abstracts. The results of the study revealed that the use of tenses in the abstracts was categorized as " very good" since 81% of the verb tenses was used correctly, while the incorrect verb tenses ( 19 %) were found in describing the proces:. of research and in reporting the results of the study. Concerning the use of cohesive devices, there were four types of cohesive devices used, namely, reference, substitution, conjunction and lexical cohesion. Of the four, lexical cohesive device, that is, hyponym and simple repetition , was the most frequently used

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: English tenses, cohesive devices, course outline, abstracts
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
Divisions: Research Center > Language Center
Depositing User: Eko Setiawan 194014
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2014 07:33
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 07:48
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/21031

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