Improving Student Reading Comprehension Using Extensive Reading Approach

Putri, Ega Nadia (2017) Improving Student Reading Comprehension Using Extensive Reading Approach. Journal of Undergraduate Thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Jember.


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Reading is by far the most important of the four skills in a second language, particularly in English as second or foreign language. But related to the condition and situation right now, there are some students who still unable to read comprehensively. To face this common problem there must be some ways and solutions to improve the students’ reading comprehension through the available teaching method, in this case the researcher used Extensive Reading Approach to improve students reading comprehension.” The problem in this research is “How can Extensive Reading improve students reading comprehension at SMP 01 Tegalsari Banyuwangi in 2016/2017 academic year?” The purpose of this study is to know how extensive reading is able to improve the VIII grade students’ reading comprehension. The kind of this research is classroom action research which done in a cycle. The participants that the researcher used are 36 students. In collecting the data, the researcher used writing test and observation using checklist. Furthermore, the researcher used mean formula to know the result analysis of student’s test score. The result of reading test data in cycle 1 was showed that from 20 students, who have scored ≥ 70 was 55%. It means the result did not achieved the target score. The researcher needs to revise plan or strategy in cycle 2. All activities done with the partner both defining difficult word and discussion. in cycle 2 there were 28 students of the students who scored ≥ 70 was 77,77% . It means the target score in reading test achieved the target score. The action was stopped because requirement 75% students reading test could achieved the target scored.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Ega Nadia Putri (1310231056)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Students’ narrative text reading comprehension and Extensive Reading
Subjects: 400 Language > 420 English and Old English, Anglo-Saxon
Divisions: Faculty of Teaching and Education Science > Department of English Literature Education
Depositing User: Hendri Uut Fahrullah
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2019 03:43
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2019 03:43

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