THE CORRELATION BETWEEN PHRASAL VERBS MASTERY AND TEENAGERS’ TRANSLATION ABILITY
Since Curriculum 2013 was a new curriculum in Indonesia, it has been implemented as a platform for the teaching-learning process in Indonesia since 2013, and English begins taught at the junior secondary level. Along with the development, many people and teenagers are interested in working or continuing their studies abroad. By speaking English, people can communicate more easily, understand their culture, and have job opportunities when going abroad. Sometimes English learners make errors when communicating and translating the language. Another difficulty is mastering phrasal verbs, which are often encountered in communication. Therefore, this study aims to determine if there is a correlation between mastery of phrasal verbs and teenagers' translation ability. This research is quantitative in the form of a correlational study. By using SPSS 25 and testing the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Formula, this research showed a significant relationship between phrasal verbs mastery and teenagers' translation ability. In the results of testing the hypothesis, the indicated correlation value is 0.423. The relationships obtained show positive relationships, moderate strength of relationships, and the same direct relationships.