Improving The Students’ Writing Skill Through Reading The Recount Text
AbstractThe aim of this research is to find out the difficulties and ways of improving the student’s writing skills through reading recount texts. The writers apply the descriptive-qualitative method, which focuses on textual data analysis. In this research, the data was collected from second-semester students and focused on reading recount. Text knowledge and students’ Writing skills, and then the writers took notes and quotes based on the data analysis. For the analysis, the writers identify, interpret, or describe the findings and then give a conclusion based on the findings. The findings of this study reveal that the second-semester students of Widya Dharma University English Department in the academic year 2022-2023 are quite able to use their reading and recount text knowledge clearly to improve their writing skills. Moreover, the writers found out that most of the students’ ways of doing the test are related to type and strategies. In terms of reading knowledge, students have their own difficulties in constructing recount texts; besides that, they are not used to reading recount texts.