An Analysis of Ability in Comprehending Reading Text of Seventh Semester Students at English Department of FBS Universitas Negeri Padang
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- reading ability, inferential meaning, critical meaning
This study was aimed at analyzing the students’ ability in comprehending reading text of seventh semester students at English Department of FBS Universitas Negeri Padang. This study was descriptive research. Samples of the research were 27 students by using cluster random sampling. The reading test was used to collect data. The results showed that students’ ability in getting inferential meaning was in moderate level, and the students’ ability in getting critical meaning was also in moderate level. In conclusion, the seventh semester students’ ability in understanding inferential and critical meaning was in moderate level. Therefore, the lecturers are expected to improve the students’ ability in understanding referential and critical meaning by giving more practices in reading class or outside the classroom. First, in general, the students’ ability in understanding the implicit meaning was moderate. The result found that the score distribution obtained by the students. From 27 students taken as sample, nine students got scores 55-59 or 33.33 %, and 12 students got range scores from 60 to 74. The score table also indicates that no students got 85-100. In addition, only 5 students got range scores from 75 to 84.
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TY - CONF AU - Shanty Octavia AU - Jufri PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/11 TI - An Analysis of Ability in Comprehending Reading Text of Seventh Semester Students at English Department of FBS Universitas Negeri Padang BT - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on English Language and Teaching (ICOELT 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 125 EP - 130 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200306.022 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200306.022 ID - Octavia2020 ER -