THE INFLUENCE OF USING PAIRED READING TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN DESCRIPTIVE TEXT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER AT THE TENTH GRADE OF SMAN 2 CERINGIN ASRI PESAWARAN IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018

Lufita, Devi (2018) THE INFLUENCE OF USING PAIRED READING TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION IN DESCRIPTIVE TEXT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER AT THE TENTH GRADE OF SMAN 2 CERINGIN ASRI PESAWARAN IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

In learning English, there are four skills needed to master by students, they are listening, speaking, reading and writing. Reading is one of language skills that should be mastered by the students. In reading the text we can find knowledge, information that we never knew before. The students’ reading comprehension at SMAN 2 Ceringin Asri Pesawaran is still low especially in reading descriptive text. To solve this problem, the writer applied paired reading. Paired reading is one of strategies that can be implemented by the students as individual or in group. The objective of this research is to know whether there is a significant influence of using paired reading towards students’ reading comprehension on descriptive text at the tenth grade of the first semester at SMAN 2 Ceringin Asri Pesawaran . 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, X IPA 1 and X IPA 2 which consisted of 53 students. The treatments were held in 3 meetings, 1 x 45 minute for each. The population of this research was the tenth grade students at SMAN 2 Ceringin Asri Pesawaran. In collecting the data, the writer used instrument in the form of multiple choise 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. After testing the hypothesis, the result was that there is a significant influence of using paired reading towards students’ reading comprehension on descriptive text at the tenth grade of the first semester at SMAN 2 Ceringin Asri Pesawaran. From the data analysis computed by using SPSS, it was obtained that Sig = 0.00 and α = 0.05. It means Ha is accepted because Sig < α = 0.05. In other words, from this research, it was known that paired reading influence the students’ reading comprehension on descriptive text. So, there was influence of using paired reading reading towards students’ reading comprehension on descriptive text at the tenth grade of the first semester at SMAN 2 Ceringin Asri Pesawaran. Key words: paired reading, reading comprehension, quantitative research

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: LAYANAN PERPUSTAKAAN UINRIL REFERENSI
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2018 07:04
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2018 07:04
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/3824

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