THE CORRELATION BETWEEN VOCABULARY MASTERY AND ENGLISH READING COMPREHENSION AT THE SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF SMPN 2 KUANTAN MUDIK KUANTAN SINGINGI REGENCY

R. Rusep Weliadi, (2012) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN VOCABULARY MASTERY AND ENGLISH READING COMPREHENSION AT THE SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF SMPN 2 KUANTAN MUDIK KUANTAN SINGINGI REGENCY. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau.

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Abstract

Based on the writer’s preliminary study, it was found that most of the students’ vocabulary mastery and English reading comprehension were still less than enough. This problem was caused by some factors. For example, many students did not know the meaning of English words, so that they could not understand English text well. This research was conduced at SMPN 2 Kuantan Mudik, Kuantan Singingi Regency. The subject of the research was the second year students of SMPN 2 Kuantan Mudik, and the object was the vocabulary mastery and English reading comprehension. This study was a correlation research design. The purpose of this research was to know the correlation between vocabulary mastery and English reading comprehension. Test was administered in order to see the students’ mastery on English vocabulary and their reading comprehension. The test results were interval data scores for both vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension. The population of this research was the second year students that consisted of three classes, Class VIII.a, VIII.b, VIII.c. The total number of sample was thirty students, selected randomly. The technique of the research data analysis was using product moment correlation. The writer employed SPSS 16.0, more accurate, the writer also used simple regression formula manually. Y= a + b X Based on the data gotten by the writer, the correlation coefficient variable of vocabulary mastery and English reading comprehension was 0.252. It was seen from table of correlation coefficient product moment, 0.252 that is located between 0.400- 0.700. It means that, the correlation is low correlation. At table “t” found df = 28. At significant level 5% is 2.05, and at level 1% is 2.76. It means that, t0 = 3.862 is lower than tt in both of significant 5% and 1% (2.05<3.862>2.76). Therefore, Ho is rejected, and Ha is accepted. From the result of the research, the writer found that there is a correlation between vocabulary mastery and English reading comprehension at the second year students of SMPN 2 Kuantan Mudik, Kuantan Singingi Regency. It means that vocabulary mastery and English reading comprehension is significant

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Pendidikan > 373 Pendidikan Tingkat Sekolah Lanjutan > 373.236 Sekolah Menengah Pertama, SMP
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: eva sartika
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2016 03:21
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2016 03:21
URI: http://repository.uin-suska.ac.id/id/eprint/9399

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