THE ANALYSIS OF READABILITY LEVEL OF SHORTSTORIES IN “FUN MAGAZINE” FOR TEACHINGREADING TO ENGLISH FOR YOUNGLEARNERS

KURNIA DWI JAYANTI, OKTAVIA (2007) THE ANALYSIS OF READABILITY LEVEL OF SHORTSTORIES IN “FUN MAGAZINE” FOR TEACHINGREADING TO ENGLISH FOR YOUNGLEARNERS. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

This study was focused on the readability level on reading short stories. In this case, readability has concerned with the more complex problem of matching texts to intend readers. The purpose of this study was to describe the readability level of short stories in “Fun Magazine” for teaching reading to English for young learners based on Flesch reading ease formula. In this study, the descriptive study was applied because this study describes the readability level of short stories in “Fun Magazine”. It means that what would be described in this study was the condition that appeared at the time of investigation. The object was the whole reading short story (12 short stories) in “Fun Magazine” at six editions by PT Antar Surya in 2005. Based on the result of Flesh reading ease score, it could be described that 8 short stories (66.67%) were categorized as Very Easy style. There were 3 short stories (25%) categories as Easy style and 1 short story (8.33%) was Fairly Easy style. In general, it could be concluded that the average readability level of reading short stories was very easy level. The twelve short stories were readable and suitable for the elementary school students of 5th and 6th grade semester I and II or young learners in Competency Based Curriculum 2006 because most of the short stories had descriptive and narrative texts, simple sentence and pictures. In addition, the English teacher for young learners may use “Fun Magazine” short stories because most short stories were readable and suitable for elementary school students of 5th and 6th grade semester I and II or young learners

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2012 06:55
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2012 06:55
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/7983

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