Analysis Of Students’ Difficulties In Comprehending English Descriptive Text At The Seventh Grade Students Of Mtsn 1 Kediri

Wulansari, Zasqia Wina (2022) Analysis Of Students’ Difficulties In Comprehending English Descriptive Text At The Seventh Grade Students Of Mtsn 1 Kediri. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, IAIN Kediri.

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Reading comprehension is the goal of reading activity. Reading comprehension just not reading a text, but is an activity to understand the meaning of words, sentences, and paragraphs as well as sense the relationship among the ideas. The students’ success in their study depends on their reading ability. There were many students had difficulties in their reading comprehension ability. This research aimed to analyze the students’ difficulties in comprehending English descriptive text. The method of this research is the descriptive qualitative method. The data was collected through a reading test in the form of multiple choices of twenty-five questions. To analyze the data, the researcher used the formula for students’ mean scores and percentage of right and wrong answer. To know the factors causing difficulties in reading comprehension the researcher conducted 20 statements in questionnaire and interview to 5 students.This research focused on five aspects in reading comprehension namely main idea, detail information, inference, reference, and vocabulary. The result showed that the most difficult aspect was determining main idea. These result support the theory of Nuttal that the students often feel difficult in five aspects of reading comprehension, such as determining main idea, locating reference, understanding vocabulary, making inference, and detail information. The difficult aspects according to this research is caused by external and internal factors. These factors influenced the difficulties in reading comprehension because the students had lack of background knowledge, lack of motivation, and not interested with learning activity.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi, Tesis, Disertasi) (Undergraduate (S1))
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION (Pendidikan) > 1301 Education Systems > 130106 Secondary Education (Pendidikan menengah)
13 EDUCATION (Pendidikan) > 1303 Specialist Studies In Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation (Penilaian dan Evaluasi Pendidikan)
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Jurusan Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Zasqia Wina Wulansari
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2022 04:16
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2022 04:16

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