CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS' READING HABIT AND WRITING SKILL IN OPINION ESSAY

Sakdiyah, Sakdiyah CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS' READING HABIT AND WRITING SKILL IN OPINION ESSAY. CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS' READING HABIT AND WRITING SKILL IN OPINION ESSAY. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to describe the correlation between students’ reading habit and their writing skill in opinion essay. The population of this study was the fourth semester students of English Education Department at class E.01 in Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji, Tanjungpinang. The sample in this study was taken using cluster random sampling technique that was class E.01 with 29 students. Correlatioan method was applied in this study. There were two instruments in collecting the data; the first instrument was to measure students’ reading habit, in this study, questionnire were administered to the samples. The second instrument was to measure students’ writing skill in opinion essay, in this study, an instruction asking the students to write opinion essay were given to the students. The data collected then were calculated by using Minitab 17 and SPSS 25 version. Based on the analysis of the research, it can be seen that the results of the correlation using SPSS 25 are 0.849, it is higher than r table value in the significance of 5% (rcalculation = 0.849 > rtable (5%) =0.367), it can be conclude that H0 was rejected and Ha was accepted. Moreover, based on the normality test the p-value is 0.100 and it is bigger than 5%. It means that the data is normally distributed. From the results of several tests, it can be concluded that there was a correlation between students’ reading habits and writing skill in opinion essay at the 4th semester students of English Education Department at class E.01 in Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji, Tanjungpinang. Therefore, it can be concluded that the more students read, the better their writing skill.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Division: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Sakdiyah Sakdiyah
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2019 07:36
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2019 07:36
URI: http://repository.umrah.ac.id/id/eprint/3455

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