Proceedings of the 3rd Forum in Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST 2019)

Language Experience Approach in Teaching Reading Comprehension to the Engineering Students

Authors
Zulkifli, Nian Masna Evawati, Koryati
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Available Online 10 April 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200407.025How to use a DOI?
Keywords
strategy, LEA, reading comprehension
Abstract

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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd Forum in Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
10 April 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-953-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200407.025How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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