Reading Strategies Used by Senior High School Students to Comprehend English Texts
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- reading strategies use, reading proficiency, reading comprehension
This survey study explored reading strategies employed by senior high school students in Bojonegoro East Java, Indonesia. The study aimed to find out how often the students use of Global strategies, Problem solving strategies, and Support strategies employment in comprehending English texts. It also investigated whether the students with different levels of reading proficiency applied similar or different reading strategies, and the extent of the use of reading strategies in helping the students in comprehending English texts. The data were collected by administering modified SORS Survey of Reading Strategies to 298 students at one of Islamic senior high school Madrasah Aliyah in Bojonegoro. The findings indicated that the senior high school students used Problem solving strategies more frequently than Global strategies and Support strategies. The finding also revealed that there was difference in reading strategies applied by the students with different levels of reading proficiency. Moreover, the use of reading strategies was moderately correlated with the students reading comprehension. It was suggested that English teachers motivate and train the students to use the reading strategies appropriately to enhance their reading comprehension. The teachers was also suggested to give reading strategy training for the poor readers so that they could have better reading comprehension
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TY - CONF AU - Zumrotul Fauziah AU - Ahmad Munir AU - Mr Aswandi PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - Reading Strategies Used by Senior High School Students to Comprehend English Texts BT - Proceedings of Social Sciences, Humanities and Economics Conference (SoSHEC 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 186 EP - 191 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/soshec-17.2018.37 DO - 10.2991/soshec-17.2018.37 ID - Fauziah2017/10 ER -