THE INFLUENCE OF ECHO READING STRATEGY TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP TAMANSISWA TELUK BETUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018

Rosel, Ayu Sartika (2018) THE INFLUENCE OF ECHO READING STRATEGY TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF SMP TAMANSISWA TELUK BETUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

Reading is a process that requires students to master concepts in a personal way. It can do familiarity with subject, background, life experiences, and interpretation for words and phrases affect understanding. In learning reading readers need to combine their prior knowledge with their existing knowledge to comprehend what is being read. The students‟ reading comprehension at SMP Tamansiswa Teluk Betung is still low especially in reading descriptive text. So that, to solve this problem, the writer applied echo reading strategy. Echo reading is one of a good strategy that can be implemented by the students as individual or in group. Echo reading involves students reading together and make description of the text about what they have read, so they can get the important information of the text. The objective of this research is to know whether there is a significant influence of echo reading strategy towards students‟ reading comprehension in descriptive text at the the first semester of the eighth grade of SMP Tamansiswa Teluk Betung. In this research, the writer used quantitative research. The writer used quasi experimental design with pre-test and post-test. The sample was taken from two classes, VIII A and VIII C which consisted of 53 students. The treatments were held in 3 meetings, 2 x 40 minutes for each. The population of this research was the eighth grade students at SMP Tamansiswa Teluk Betung. In collecting the data, the writer used instrument in the form of multiple choice test. After conducting the treatments, the instrument were used for the pre-test and post-test. After giving the pre-test and post-test, the writer analyzed the data by using SPSS to compute independent sample t-test. From the data analysis computed by using SPSS, it was obtained that Sig = 0.014 and α = 0.05. It means Ha is accepted because Sig < α = 0.05. In other words, from this research, it was known that echo reading influence the students‟ reading comprehension in descriptive text. So, there was influence of echo reading strategy towards students‟ reading comprehension in descriptive text at the first semester of the eighth grade of SMP Tamansiswa Teluk Betung.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: ADMINLIB PERPUSTAKAAN
Date Deposited: 31 May 2018 03:32
Last Modified: 31 May 2018 03:32
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/3684

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