EXPLORING THE CORRELATION: STUDENTS’ INTEREST AND THEIR ENGLISH LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT

Authors

  • Winda Ayu Utami R Mandarin for Business Communication and Professional Department, Faculty of Education and Literature, Bosowa University, Makassar, 90222, Indonesia
  • Annisa Syauqina Kadar Mandarin for Business Communication and Professional Department, Faculty of Education and Literature, Bosowa University, Makassar, 90222, Indonesia
  • Muthia Mutmainnah Darmuh Mandarin for Business Communication and Professional Department, Faculty of Education and Literature, Bosowa University, Makassar, 90222, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52208/klasikal.v5i1.865

Keywords:

Interest, Achievement, English learning

Abstract

This research aim was to find out the correlation between students’ interest and their English learning achievement. The research question was “Is there any significant correlation between students’ interest and their English learning achievement?” This research applied correlational method. The subjects was the tenth grade students of SMKN 5 Makassar. The data was collected through questionnaire and English score documentation. In analyzed the data, the researcher used quantitative data analysis. The result of data analysis showed that there is positive significant correlation between students’ Interest and their English learning achievement at tenth grade students of SMKN 5 Makassar. This was proved by the coefficience correlation score rcount 0,814 > rtable  0,344 in 5% significant degree. Based on a correlational table, the correlation index (rxy = 0,814) is in interval 0.70 – 0.90, this means that the correlation belongs to “strong correlation”. Therefore, the higher the tenth grade students’ interest in SMKN 5 Makassar the higher their English learning achievement will be.

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Published

2023-04-15

How to Cite

Utami R, W. A., Kadar, A. S., & Darmuh, M. M. (2023). EXPLORING THE CORRELATION: STUDENTS’ INTEREST AND THEIR ENGLISH LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT. KLASIKAL : JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, LANGUAGE TEACHING AND SCIENCE, 5(1), 246–253. https://doi.org/10.52208/klasikal.v5i1.865