Students’ Reading Strategies Related to Their Reading Comprehension and English Achievement Score

Dwi Syaputri, Komala (2017) Students’ Reading Strategies Related to Their Reading Comprehension and English Achievement Score. English Empower Journal of Linguistics and Literature, 02 (01). pp. 1-56. ISSN 2528-3898

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Abstract

Reading is a complex process. In reading text, students have to deal with some aspects like reading strategies. This study deals with students’ reading strategies and comprehension. Every body is not the same. They have different characteristics and individuals which can influence the ways students read and upgrades the students’ reading achievement. The objectives of the study were to find out what reading strategies applied by the students in reading English texts and are there any significant correlation to their reading comprehension and English achievement score. The population of this study was the eleventh grade students of a public senior high school of Indralaya, South Sumatra with the total number of 88 students. The sample of this study was taken from the social class of the population with the total number was 42 students. This study was a quantitative research. In collecting the data, the writer used questionnaire, reading comprehension test and documentation. The correlation in this study was calculated by using the correlation coeficient formula. The result found that the most reading strategy applied by students is the Problem reading strategies. The result also indicated that there was weak correlation among students’ reading strategies, reading comprehension and English achievement score. Keywords: Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English Achievement Score

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Art
Depositing User: Miss Komala Dwi Syaputri
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2017 00:48
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2017 00:48
URI: http://eprints.binadarma.ac.id/id/eprint/3561

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