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Title: An Analysis of Lexical Cohesion in Senior High School Student's Compositions
Authors: 諶慧敏
Hui-min Chen
Contributors: 尤雪瑛 博士
Dr. Hsueh-ying Yu
諶慧敏
Hui-min Chen
Keywords: cohesion
lexical cohesion
writing
vocabulary
memorization
Date: 2002
Issue Date: 2009-09-14 12:16:14 (UTC+8)
Abstract: 本研究利用質與量的方法分析高中英文作文字彙,旨在瞭解高中生如何利用字彙連貫整個文章及字彙連貫的運用是否會影響其作文之高低分。根據研究結果,筆者從教科書,教學活動及測驗角度提供可行方法以做英文作文教學參考。
字彙連貫方法可以用重覆字,同義字,反義字,概括法,附屬法及搭配字。本研究利用百分比分析六種方法在英文高低成就學生所佔之比例,並利用SPSS統計高低成就學生使用字彙連貫的量是否有差異性。同時,筆者亦分析學生如何使用字彙連貫文章及高低成就學生使用字彙連貫方法是否有差異性。
本研究分析結果如下:(1)學生用重覆字達成連貫最為普遍。(2)高成就學生最常用搭配字使文章連貫,卻少用概括法。(3)低成就學生最常用重覆字使文章連貫,卻少用同義字。(4)SPSS分析顯示高低成就學生在同義字,搭配字的量有差別。(5)整體而言,高成就學生用字彙連貫文章的技巧仍優於低成就學生。
The study aims to analyze high school students’ compositions to see how students exert lexical cohesive devices in their writings to achieve cohesion and to see if there is any difference in the use of lexical cohesive devices between high and low level students.
The study uses qualitative and quantitative analyses to check the use of six lexical cohesive devices: repetition, synonym, antonym, hyponym, general words and collocation. The researcher first observes frequencies of lexical cohesive devices to see how these devices are used in high and low level compositions. SPSS is used to see if there is any difference in the use of six lexical cohesive devices between the two level compositions. Finally, the researcher analyzes how the students use the six devices and tries to find the difference between high and low level compositions.
The result shows: (1) Repetition is the tie commonly used by high level and low- level students. (2) General words appear least in high level compositions and so does synonym in low level ones. (3) No difference is shown between high and low level students’ compositions in the use of repetition, antonym, general words and hyponyms. (4) High-level students are better at the use of synonym and collocations. High-level students have good skill to use these lexical devices, though there may be no statistics showing there is difference between the two level compositions.
To enhance teachers and students’ awareness of lexical cohesion, the researcher offers some pedagogical suggestions in terms of textbooks, activities and testing in the end of the study.
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