THE DIFFICULTIES IN READING COMPREHENSION OF THAILAND STUDENTS OF ENGLISH EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AT IAIN SURAKARTA IN ACADEMIC YEARS 2016/2017

P, RizkiAmilia. and Novianni, Anggraeni, M.Pd (2018) THE DIFFICULTIES IN READING COMPREHENSION OF THAILAND STUDENTS OF ENGLISH EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AT IAIN SURAKARTA IN ACADEMIC YEARS 2016/2017. skripsi thesis, IAIN Suarakarta.

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ABSTRACT Rizki Amilia Permatasari. 123221255. 2017.The Difficulties in Reading Comprehension OfEnglish Education Department At Iain Surakarta In 2016/2017 Academic Year. Thesis English Education Program, Islamic Education and Teacher Training Faculty. State Islamic Institute of Surakarta. Advisor : NovianniAnggraini. S. Pd. M. Pd Key : reading difficulties, international students The objectives of this research are: (1) to know about the factors that cause difficulties experienced by Thai students when Learning Reading at the six semesters at IAIN Surakarta in 2016/2017 Academic Year. (2) to know about the strategies used by Thai students to overcome their Reading difficulties in reading class at the six semester at IAIN Surakarta in 2016/2017 Academic Year. In conducting this research, the researcher applied qualitative method, especially case study. The sources of data are the Thai students of English Education who had Critical Reading at the fifth semesters in IAIN Surakarta. Because of Thai students include International students, who have difficulties in reading, the researcher took four Thai students as the informant of the research. This research was done because Thai students have to learn Indonesian language first to understand what the people say to explain something, while they have to learn English language as their subject had been taken. The study was designed to determine how foreign language difficulties influence the process of learning a new foreign language. The Thai students have some difficulties in reading English text. In this study the researchers explain the difficulties experienced by Thai students in reading English text.Difficulties are mostly in the spelling, identifying main ideas, recognizing plot and generic structure, word analyses, translation, even though they like reading because their difficulties they fee bore and cannot enjoy their reading class. The result of the analysis shows that Thai students have strategies to influence their difficulties. The most strategy they used is preparation followed by relaxation, positive thinking, peer seeking, and resignation. They studied reading lesson although not every day. They also always asked to their friends if they got difficulty. Even though they were difficult in reading class, they tried to calm down and to enjoy the tension. Sometimes, they played their phone as their resignation.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 400 Bahasa > 407 Education, research, related topics
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2018 01:10
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2018 01:10
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/2500

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