Passive Voice Learning Problems of the 1st Year Students of Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya
Passive voice is one of the important language aspects that English language learners need to master. This study aimed to determine the problems of the 1st year English for International Communication students in learning passive voice and compare the problems in learning passive voice of two group of students. The respondents were 58 students who graduated from high school and high vocational college. The tool used in this study were 1) the questionnaire which is divided into 3 parts, exploring about the learner, instructor and learning material problems, and 2) an interview. Overall, the results indicated that both groups of the students faced learning problems at the same level; their learner problem was at a moderate level while the problems regarding instructors and learning materials were at a high level. The findings of this study can serve as guidelines for better management of English classrooms in which the students of different educational background study together.