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IMPROVING READING COMPREHENSION THROUGH REAP TECHNIQUE AT EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP BUDI UTAMA KEROBOKAN IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015

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OLEH : NI PUTU SURYANTINI

NPM. 11.8.03.51.31.2.5.4359

PROGRAM STUDI BAHASA INGGRIS

FAKULTAS KEGURUAN DAN ILMU PENDIDIKAN

UNIVERSITAS MAHASARASWATI DENPASAR

2015

 


 

ABSTRAK

Reading has a very important role in learning process because the skill of reading very much determines the success of students in learning many things particularly in daily life. However, the phenomena was existing in schools clearly shows that reading becomes one of the skill which is still difficult for the students in comprehending the text or passage. As the present study was intended to figure out whether the subjects‘ reading comprehension can be improved through REAP technique in two-planned cycles. In each session consisted of stages such as planning, action, observation, and reflection. The data were obtained through three instruments: test (pre-test and post-test) and questionnaire and the data obtained were analyzed descriptively. The differences between pre-test, post-test in cycle 1 and post-test cycle 2, it also clearly showed the significant improvement using REAP technique. Pre-test was 58.61, Post-test cycle 1 was 69.46, Post-test cycle 2 was 78.41. This findings clearly showed that the subjects under study in reading comprehension skill were improved significantly from session to session after they had been taught using REAP technique. The result of questionnaire also indicated that the students responded positively to the application of REAP technique in reading class. It showed that 80 % of 31 students completely understand with steps of REAP technique. Then, 20% of the students still had problems in learning reading comprehension by using REAP technique.From the result of this study, it could be concluded that the REAP technique could improve the ability of the students in the eighth grade students of SMP Budi Utama in reading comprehension and also this technique used as way when the English teacher taught them in the class especially in teaching reading comprehension to get a better result.

Keywords: Improving, REAP Technique, and Reading Comprehension

Lokasi Skripsi : Perpus. Unmas

Kode Skripsi: R/1424/FKIP B.ING

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