An Analysis on Students’ Ability and Difficulty in Reading Recount Text at Eighth Grade of SMP Negeri 15 Tanjungpinang

Syahrendy, Syahrendy An Analysis on Students’ Ability and Difficulty in Reading Recount Text at Eighth Grade of SMP Negeri 15 Tanjungpinang. An Analysis on Students’ Ability and Difficulty in Reading Recount Text at Eighth Grade of SMP Negeri 15 Tanjungpinang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to find out how the ability and the difficulty in reading recount text in the eighth grade of SMP Negeri 15 Tanjungpinang. This research is descriptive qualitative and the instruments are test and questionnaire. The participants of this research were selected using purposive sampling. The researcher used the Arikunto (1998) value assessment formula to assess students test results. Furthermore, to determine the reading ability score based on each reading aspect using the Sudjono (2001) value assessment formula. After that, to analyze the ability to read recount text, the researcher used the average formula of Arikunto (2008). The last is to analyze what the difficulties students have in reading recount text, researcher adopted Sudjono (2001) percentage formula. The results showed that the ability to read recount text in the eighth grade in the “fair” category and the difficulties faced by them were such as lack of mastery of vocabulary, difficulty in determining the main idea, and not understanding grammar. Therefore, students must practice the ability such as increasing vocabulary mastery and grammar learning, making it easier to understand other reading aspect and can minimizing the difficulties faced in reading recount text.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Division: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Syahrendy Syah
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2019 03:56
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2019 03:56
URI: http://repository.umrah.ac.id/id/eprint/3365

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