INTELLIGIBILITY, COMPREHENSIBILITY, AND INTERPRETABILITY PROBLEMS IN THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN LECTURERS AND STUDENTS IN ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PROGRAM
Intelligibility, comprehensibility, and interpretability come to be problems in classroom
interaction. Those 3 components contribute to flow of interaction, comprehend the message delivered,
and to learning objectives attainment.This recent study was conducted by using qualitative research, in
which the participants were from 2 universities with 4 different classes. then the research objectives
should be constructed; to identify the intelligibility, comprehensibility, and interpretation problems in
interaction between lectures and students; to investigate the extent of intelligibility,comprehensibility,
and interpretation in facilitating lecturer-students communication; to depict students learning objective
attainment by the practice of intelligibility, comprehensibility, and interpretation. This study using
Qualitative research method. Purposes sampling was used in this study by choosing homogenous type.
The data was collected through observation. Reading and analyzing references were able to sustenance
the research data about the notion.This study clarified that the intelligibility, comprehensibility, and
interpretability problems did not contribute significant problems to the participant due to the lecturer
and the students are from same area, thus the cultural barriers were not be the core of barrier in the
communication. It is more to the personal and interaction barriers of the students.
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