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Abstract

Vocabulary mastery is one of important aspect in grammar ability. The english students, th some problems about then agree with the important vocabulary mastery towards grammar ability. Infact, the students have some problems about it. When the students comunicate each others, they have some errors, the errors such spelling, pronunciation, meaning, spelling and tenses. The objective of this research is to describe the correlation between vocabulary mastery and grammar: a case study towards the first year students of English Department of STKIP YDB L.A. The population in this reseach is all of the first year students of English Department of STKIP YDB L.A. In the academic year 20072008, the total numbers of the population is 99 students. They are grouped in three classes (A,B and, C) the reseacher conduct the data, the sample is 60 students.
The researcher collects the data by using two tests, they are grammar test and vocabulary test. Then, the reseracher classifies the scores of vocabulary and grammar. The classifications of scores vocabulary and grammar are divided to be three classifications: bad score, sufficient score and good score. The result of this research shows that correlation between vocabulary mastery and grammar: a case study towards the first year students. This represents that the grammar needs higher vocabulary mastery. Based on the result of this research, grammar ability is influenced by vocabulary mastery, besides there are some factors such as reading comprehension, writing skill, etc with respect to the research. The students are suggested to improve their vocabulary mastery to grammar ability, because vocabulary mastery influences to grammar ability.

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Correlation, Vocabulary ability, Grammar, The first year students

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Yosa Novia Dewi, & Zefriyenni. (2017). THE CORRELATION BETWEEN VOCABULARY MASTERY AND GRAMMAR: A CASE STUDY TOWARD THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT OF STKIP YDB L.A. Jurnal Pendidikan Dompet Dhuafa, 7(01), 25-30. Retrieved from http://jurnal.makmalpendidikan.net/index.php/JPD/article/view/103