Improving Students’ Reading in Narrative Text by using Extensive Reading at the Tenth Grade Students of Madrasah Aliyah Al-Fajar in Pekanbaru

  • Yeni Afriyeni
Keywords: Extensive reading, Reading motivation, Reading ability

Abstract

Extensive reading was defined such as an approach to the teaching and learning
language in which learners read large amount of books and lots of other materials that
are appropriate to learners’ linguistic competence (Day & Bamford, 1998). The
purposes of this paper were to investigate how the extensive reading can develop the
reading ability, especially vocabulary acquisition and reading comprehension at Tenth
grade students of Madrasah Aliyah Al-Fajar in Pekanbaru. The second purpose of this
study delved into the extensive reading can enhance their reading motivation as well as
the learners’ attitudes toward the extensive reading. The study addressed a main
research question and two sub-research questions which relate to the extensive reading:
To what extent can Extensive reading technique improve the students’ reading narrative
text at second semester at Tenth grade students of Madrasah Aliyah Al-Fajar in
Pekanbaru. What are the factors that influence the changes of the students’ reading
narrative text at second semester at Tenth grade students of Madrasah Aliyah Al-Fajar
in Pekanbaru. The participants of this study were 12 students at Tenth grade students of
Madrasah Aliyah Al-Fajar in Pekanbaru. The research instruments used in this study to
collect data were three main instruments namely Reading Tests (including Pre-Reading
Test and Post-Reading Test), Questionnaire, and Interview. The result of data analysis
revealed the significant difference. The findings suggested that teacher should help
students to improve their reading ability, particularly reading comprehension and
vocabulary learning by engaging them in a systematic extensive reading program.

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Published
2018-02-20
How to Cite
Afriyeni, Y. (2018). Improving Students’ Reading in Narrative Text by using Extensive Reading at the Tenth Grade Students of Madrasah Aliyah Al-Fajar in Pekanbaru. Lectura : Jurnal Pendidikan, 9(1), 65-75. https://doi.org/10.31849/lectura.v9i1.924
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