THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING JAKARTA POST TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION AT THE TENTH GRADE OF THE SECOND SEMESTER OF SMAN 01 ABUNG SEMULI NORTH LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018

Ramadhony, Dhiny Febri (2018) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING JAKARTA POST TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION AT THE TENTH GRADE OF THE SECOND SEMESTER OF SMAN 01 ABUNG SEMULI NORTH LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

One of the most important skills in English is reading. It is often considered as the most difficult skill by the students. This problem was also faced by the students of the tenth grade of SMAN 01 Abung Semuli, North Lampung. Some media were needed by the teacher to overcome that problem. One of the media is Jakarta post article or newspaper. The objective of this research is to know whether the Jakarta post had been effective to teach reading comprehension at the second semester of the tenth grade of SMAN01 Abung Semuli North Lampung in the academic year of 2017/2018 or not. The research methodology was quasi experimental design. In this research, the population was the tenth grade of SMAN 01 Abung Semuli, North Lampung. The sample of this research was two classes consisting of 30 students for experimental class and 30 students for control class. In the experimental class, the researcher used the Jakarta Post or newspaper as a media. The treatments were held in 3 meetings in which 2 x 45 minutes for each class. In collecting the data, the researcher used instrument in the form of multiple choice questions which had been tried out before the pretest. The instrument was given in pre-test and post-test. Before giving the treatment, the researcher gave pre-test for both classes. Then, after conducting the treatments, the instrument was given in post-test. After giving pre-test and post-test, the researcher analyzed the data using SPSS to compute independent sample t-test. From the data analysis computed by using SPSS, it was obtained that Sig. = 0.000 and α = 0.05. It means Ha is accepted because Sig.< α = 0.000 < 0.05. Therefore, there is an effective using Jakarta Post or newspaper to improve students reading comprehension at the tenth grade of SMAN 01 Abung Semuli, North Lampung.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: ADMINLIB PERPUSTAKAAN
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2018 06:20
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2018 06:20
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/4242

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