THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LISTEN-READ-DISCUSS (LRD) STRATEGY TO TEACH READING COMPREHENSION (An Experimental Study at the Eighth Grade of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta)

Kriswanto, Kriswanto and Arini, Yusti (2018) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LISTEN-READ-DISCUSS (LRD) STRATEGY TO TEACH READING COMPREHENSION (An Experimental Study at the Eighth Grade of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta). skripsi thesis, IAIN Surakarta.

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ABSTRACT Kriswanto. 2018. The Effectiveness of Listen-Read-Discuss (LRD) Strategy to Teach Reading Comprehension (An Experimental Study at the Eighth Grade of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta. Thesis. English Education Department, Islamic Education and Teacher Training Faculty. Advisor : Dr. Yusti Arini, M.Pd Key Words : Reading Comprehension, Listen-Read-Discuss Strategy, Narrative text The objective of this research is weather Listen-Read-Discuss (LRD) effective as strategy in teaching reading at the eighth grade students of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta in academic year 2017/2018. Manzo (2005:390), states that Listen-Read-Discuss Strategy is a strategy especially designed for struggling readers. There are three stages in this strategy represent before, during, and after stages of all reading lesson format. First, the students listen the explanation about the material from the teachers. Second, the teacher asks the students to read the text to get their comprehension. Finally, the teacher guides the students to discuss to know the students comprehension about the text. In this strategy, the teacher efforts in order that the students comprehend about the text by giving explanation in earlier section. It stimulates students’ mind in section discussion. This research was carried out from November-April at SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta at the second semester of the academic year 2017/2018. The research used experimental research, the design of the research was quasi experimental with pre-test post-test design. The population of this research was eighth grade of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta in academic year 2017/2018. The population of the students in the eighth grade of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta are 115 students, which consist of 5 classes that are VIII A-E classes. The researcher use class VIII A as experimental class was taught by using LRD Strategy and VIII B as control class was taught by using QAR Strategy in 6 meeting, pre-test, 4 meeting and post-test. The sample was taken by using cluster random sampling because it classes has homogeneous. The technique of collecting data is reading test (multiple choice). The reading test consisted of 40 items. Before the test was given, the test has been tried out in VIII C to see the validity and realibility. The data was analyzed using t-test. The research finding shows that Listen-Read-Discuss Strategy is effective to teach reading comprehension for the eighth grade students of SMP Ta’mirul Islam Surakarta. It can be proved from the calculation of t-test. The result of the t-test in post-test shows that t-observed is higher than t table (3.007 > 2.021) for level significance of 0.05 (5%). It means there is differences in post test score between experimental class and control class, the average score of post-test in experimental class is 77.16 and control class is 70.65. It can be concluded that the students in experimental class has higher achievement than the students in control class. Therefore, the application of Listen-Read- Discuss Strategy in experimental class is effective than Question and Answer Relationship in control class.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 2x Islam > 2x7 Filsafat dan Perkembangannya
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2018 08:07
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 08:07
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/1890

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