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THE NINTH GRADE STUDENTS’ PROBLEMS IN COMPREHENDING READING TEXT AT SMPN II PRIGEN

RIZKIILLAHI, RIO (2013) THE NINTH GRADE STUDENTS’ PROBLEMS IN COMPREHENDING READING TEXT AT SMPN II PRIGEN. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Reading is one of the most important skills because many textbooks are written in a form of English. Through printing media students can adapt various information they need in the daily life. They should have ability in reading in order to get information from that book. But, the students still faced many problems in comprehending English text. The problems in reading text makes the students failed in English test. In fact, most part of the test on final examination using reading texts. Especially for the ninth grade that would faced the national examination, in which reading is one of the part in final examination. Based on the background stated above, then this research attempts to answer what are the problems in comprehending reading text usually faced by students at ninth years of SMPN II Prigen and what are the students solution to solve the problems in comprehending reading text usually faced by students at ninth years of SMPN II Prigen. The research design of the study was descriptive research. The subjects on this study were students in the ninths year and the English teacher of SMPN 2 Prigen. For the sample the researcher took class A and B students in the ninths year. It consisted of 40 students in each class A and 40 students in class B. The researcher used three instruments to obtain the data those are the questionnaire, observation list, and interview. The results of the study, 78.25 % from the total numbers of the students had problem in vocabulary, and the secondly was 75 % from the total numbers of the students had problem in pronunciation, the thirdly was 70 % from the total numbers of the students had difficulties in grammar in which translating into bahasa Indonesia, and fourth was 53.75 % from the total numbers of the students had problem in managing their time to read in a week. The fifth was 52.5 % from the total numbers of the students had problem in dictionary possession. The last was 51.25 % from the total numbers of the students had problem in interest in English reading text. Their solutions to solve the difficulties were by asked the teacher, asked their friends or classmate, look up or borrow the dictionary and count on their friends.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 10 May 2016 03:08
Last Modified: 10 May 2016 03:08
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/29375

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