THE CORRELATION BETWEEN MOTIVATION IN READING ENGLISH TEXTBOOK AND READING COMPREHENSION OF THE STUDENTS AT MA ITTIHADUL MUSLIMIN KOTO GASIB DISTRICT OF SIAK REGENGY

Mika Saswita, (2011) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN MOTIVATION IN READING ENGLISH TEXTBOOK AND READING COMPREHENSION OF THE STUDENTS AT MA ITTIHADUL MUSLIMIN KOTO GASIB DISTRICT OF SIAK REGENGY. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau.

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Abstract

The students have learned English since they were in Elementary School and they have been taught English 4 hours a week for 4 semesters at MA Ittihadul Muslimin. They have got motivation given by the teacher through interesting text. They read text aloud and discuss the text in English textbook together. In reality, what has been expected in their reading comprehension is unachievable. It can be seen from assignments. It is firstly proven by the writer through her preliminary research before doing the research which shows the weaknesses of students as explained as follows: the students who have good motivation in reading English textbook cannot comprehend better the reading text, they cannot get the main idea of the text, they cannot get the core meaning of reading text, and they also have difficulties in answering the exercise of reading text. The objective of this research is to find out students’ motivation in reading English textbook, to find out students’ reading comprehension and to find out whether there is or no correlation between two variables. The subject of this research is the second year students of MA Ittihadul Muslimin in the 2010/2011 academic year. The design of this research is correlation. There are two variables in this research, variable x and variable y. variable x is students’ motivation in reading English textbook and variable y is students’ reading comprehension. The instruments of this research are test and questionnaire. In analyzing the data, the writer used Pearson coefficient correlation SPSS version 17.00. The result of this research as shown by the explanation below: The score of correlation coefficient 0.473 < 0.361 in significant level 5% and 0.463 in significant level 1% (see table product moment). It means that Ha is accepted which indicates that there is a high correlation between students’ motivation in reading English textbook and their reading comprehension. The probability score or sig. (2- tailed) is 0.008 < 0.05. It means that Ha is accepted. Based on the research finding, the result can be concluded that there is significant correlation between students’ motivation in reading English textbook and their reading comprehension. The correlation between students’ motivation in reading English textbook and their reading comprehension was 22.37%.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Pendidikan > 373 Pendidikan Tingkat Sekolah Lanjutan > 373.238 Sekolah Menengah Atas, SMA
Depositing User: eva sartika
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2015 08:10
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2015 08:10
URI: http://repository.uin-suska.ac.id/id/eprint/279

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