The Correlation Between Students' Translation Ability and The Frequency of Using Google Translate of English Study Program Students at Riau University


  • Maria Ulfa Universitas Riau



Correlation, Students' Translation Ability, Frequency, Google Translate


The objective of this research was to discover the correlation between students' translation ability and the frequency of using Google translate. This research applied a quantitative approach with a correlational research design. The sample for this research included 36 representative from the sixth-semester students, who have completed Translation subjects for 2 semesters. The researcher used an online questionnaire and translation test to collect the data. The data was computed and analyzed by using Pearson correlation. The score of correlation obtained is -0.075 which is in the interval of 0.00-0.20. Thus, the relationship is categorized as a very low correlation. Furthermore, based on the calculation of the product moment suggested that the p-value is higher than the level of significance (0.662>0.05) which means the Null Hypothesis (N0) is accepted and the Alternative Hypothesis (Ha) is rejected. It means there is no significant correlation between students ' translation ability and the frequency of using Google translate of English study program students at Riau University. The calculation of determination of coefficient additionally indicated that only 0.6 % students’ translation ability was influenced by the frequency of Google Translate use.


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How to Cite

Ulfa, M. (2023). The Correlation Between Students’ Translation Ability and The Frequency of Using Google Translate of English Study Program Students at Riau University. Madah: Jurnal Bahasa Dan Sastra, 14(1), 1–12.