Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Science and Technology on Social Science 2021 (iCAST-SS 2021)

Reading Habits of Indonesian English Department Polytechnic Students

Authors
Desi Yulastri*, Muthia Damaiyanti, Sumira Sumira
English Department, Politeknik Negeri Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia
Corresponding Author
Desi Yulastri
Available Online 4 March 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220301.130How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Polytechnic students; reading habits; reading skill
Abstract

This study reported the reading habits of the English Department students of Politeknik Negeri Padang. The survey method was applied in this research. Forty nine students from the second year level were the respondents in this study. The findings revealed that (1) majority of the respondents do not spend much time for reading activity; (2) the respondents mostly read novel than academic reading; (3) more than half of the respondents choose to spend their spare time with internet related activities; (4) they prefer Indonesian reading materials than English. Further, the findings are discussed as well as the implication of it for academic teaching.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Science and Technology on Social Science 2021 (iCAST-SS 2021)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
4 March 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-547-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220301.130How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC license.

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AU  - Desi Yulastri
AU  - Muthia Damaiyanti
AU  - Sumira Sumira
PY  - 2022
DA  - 2022/03/04
TI  - Reading Habits of Indonesian English Department Polytechnic Students
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SN  - 2352-5398
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