Improving the Students’ Reading Comprehension Throught the Use Pre-Reading Task at the Eight Grade of SMPN 4 Belawa

Jufri, Nurjannah (2018) Improving the Students’ Reading Comprehension Throught the Use Pre-Reading Task at the Eight Grade of SMPN 4 Belawa. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Parepare.

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Reading is essential to every students to be able to master another skills and aspect in English such as vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, and writing. Students need to master reading to communicate and receive some information(technology, science, and education) to get good understanding about the written material above and to be able to get good comprehension about the material above the students need to read it well and effectively. The objectives of this research are to improve learning process of reading comprehension by the use of Pre-Reading Task.

The research belongs to Pre-Experimental design with one group pre-test and post-test. The instrument of the research was written test consist of 20 numbers. The population of the research was the students of the Eight grade of SMPN 4 Belawa consist of 26 students. The research was conducted in six meetings where one meeting for pre-test, four metings for treatment, and one meeting for post-test. The sample of the research was students of class VIII of SMPN 4 Belawa consist of 26 students. The writer used descriptive quantitative technique to analyze the result of pre-test and post-test.

The result showed that the students mean score of pre-test was 43,53 and their score of post-test was 72,7, in which the gain amounted 29,17. It means that there was significant difference of students reading comprehension before and after taught by the use of Pre-Reading Task. Then the rage percentage in post-test was higher than the rate percentage in pre-test in teaching reading, and t-test was greater than value of t-table (26,72 > 1,708). The result of the research proved that by the use of Pre-reading task were effective to be used in teaching the students reading comprehension and it means that null hypothesis is rejected and alternative hypothesis is accepted. It can be conclued that Pre-reading task be used to improve students reading comprehension significantly.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading Comprehension and Pre-Reading Task
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Subhan Saleh
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2019 17:03
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2019 17:03

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