Language Experience Approach in Teaching Reading Comprehension to the Engineering Students
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- strategy, LEA, reading comprehension
The main purpose of this study is to find out whether or not the students who were taught by using the Language Experience Approach (LEA) gained better achievement in reading comprehension that those who were taught by using the traditional approach. The method used in this study was experimental method. The population was the third semester of engineering students of state Polytechnic of Sriwijaya i the academic year of 2018/2019. The total number of the population was 176. The sample of the study was 52 students. The y were divided into two groups: group A was taught by using the LEA and group B was taught by using traditional approach. The findings of this study indicate that teaching reading through the LEA better result than did the traditional approach in terms of students’ reading comprehension achievement. The result of this study is expected to be an important input for the teacher of English to develop the students’ motivation and reading ability. In order to generalize the finding of this study, a further research conducted in the wider population and longer time should be done
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TY - CONF AU - Zulkifli AU - Nian Masna Evawati AU - Koryati PY - 2020 DA - 2020/04/10 TI - Language Experience Approach in Teaching Reading Comprehension to the Engineering Students BT - Proceedings of the 3rd Forum in Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 146 EP - 152 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200407.025 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200407.025 ID - 2020 ER -