The Correlation Between Vocabulary Achievement and Reading Comprehension Achievement of The Eighth Grade Students at SMP Negeri 2 Ambulu in The 2015/2016 Academic Year

Masfufah, Ulfa (2016) The Correlation Between Vocabulary Achievement and Reading Comprehension Achievement of The Eighth Grade Students at SMP Negeri 2 Ambulu in The 2015/2016 Academic Year. UNSPECIFIED thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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This thesis focuses on a correlation study between vocabulary achievement and reading comprehension achievement. The objectives of the study are to investigate whether there is or not any significant correlation between vocabulary achievement and reading comprehension achievement of the eighth grade students SMP Negeri 2 Ambulu in the 2015/2016 academic year. The sampling process was administered by applying cluster random sampling technique to the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 2 Ambulu, which consists of 272 students of the eighth grade, and the researcher took VIIIA, which consist of 34 students as the sample. The researcher gave two kinds of tests, namely vocabulary test and reading comprehension test. Both of the tests were in written and multiple-choice form. For vocabulary, the test covers large vocabulary (noun, verb, adjective and adverb) and small vocabulary (prepositions, conjunctions, articles, and pronouns). For reading comprehension, the test covers word comprehension, sentence comprehension, paragraph comprehension, text comprehension. The instrument used for measuring the achievement have been tried out and analyzed. The main purpose of conducting it was to find out the validity, reliability discrimination power and difficulty level of the test. Then, the researcher gave the valid and reliable test as the instrument of this research. After conducting the research, the researcher analyzed the primary data by using Product Moment Formula; the result showed that there is a significant correlation between the vocabulary achievement and reading comprehension achievement of the eighth grade students at SMP Negeri 2 Ambulu in the 2015/2016 academic year.

Item Type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: Ulfa Masfufah (1210231103)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vocabulary Achievement and Reading Comprehension Achievement
Subjects: 400 Language > 420 English and Old English, Anglo-Saxon
Divisions: Faculty of Teaching and Education Science > Department of English Literature Education (S1 - Undergraduate Thesis)
Depositing User: Hendri Uut Fahrullah
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2019 02:29
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 02:18
URI: http://repository.unmuhjember.ac.id/id/eprint/1674

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