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Improving Writing Business Correspondence of the Second-grade Students of SMK YPUP Makassar Through E-mail

M. Dahlan Bahang*, Rahim Hamid, H. B. Lukman

English Department of STKIP-YPUP, Makassar, South Celebes, Indonesia.

*Corresponding author: M. Dahlan Bahang

Published: May 17,2024

Abstract

The research was intended to find out whether using email can improve the business correspondence writing skills of second-grade students at SMK YPUP Makassar. This research utilized a pre-experimental method. The population of this study was the second-grade students of SMK YPUP Makassar. The sample consisted of 40 students and utilized a purposive sampling technique. In collecting the data, the researcher administered writing tests, which consisted of two tests: a pre-test and a post-test. The results of the research showed that email can enhance students' business correspondence skills. It can be proven by the data of the pre-test and post-test mean scores, t-test value, and t-table. The pre-test score was 60.48, the post-test score was 75.53, the t-test value was 10.14, and the t-table value was 2.023. The post-test score is higher than the pre-test score, and the t-test value is higher than the t-table value. The researcher concluded that the use of email in teaching business correspondence writing can enhance students' writing ability.

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How to cite this paper

Improving Writing Business Correspondence of the Second-grade Students of SMK YPUP Makassar Through E-mail

How to cite this paper: M. Dahlan Bahang, Rahim Hamid, H. B. Lukman. (2024). Improving Writing Business Correspondence of the Second-grade Students of SMK YPUP Makassar Through E-mail.The Educational Review, USA8(4), 526-530.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2024.04.005