THE CORRELATION BETWEEN VOCABULARY MASTERY AND READING COMPREHENSION: THE CASE OF THE SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP N 13 SEMARANG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2005/2006

Dewi Ratnawati, 2201402511 (2006) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN VOCABULARY MASTERY AND READING COMPREHENSION: THE CASE OF THE SEVENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP N 13 SEMARANG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2005/2006. Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    Abstract

    This final project is about the correlation between the vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension among the seventh grade students of SMP N 13 Semarang. In this final project the writer wants to know how well the seventh grade students of SMP N 13 Semarang master the language skills, especially the ability of reading comprehension and their components, especially the mastery of vocabulary. The basic problem the writer wants to discuss in this final project were: what extend is the vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension of the seventh grade students of SMP N 13 Semarang in the academic year 2005/2006, and is there any significant correlation between the students’ vocabulary mastery and their reading comprehension. The objectives of the study were: to find out the students’ vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension of the seventh grade students of SMP N 13 Semarang in the academic year 2005/2006, and to find out whether or not there is a significant correlation between the students’ vocabulary mastery and their reading comprehension. The research will give some useful information about vocabulary achievement and reading comprehension achievement. This research will also present the description and correlation between the mastery of vocabulary and the ability of reading comprehension among the seventh grade students of SMP N 13 Semarang in the academic year 2005/2006. The population of the study was the seventh grade students of SMP N 13 Semarang in the academic year of 2005/2006. The writer applied cluster random sampling to determine the sample. The total sample of this research followed by 80 students. The technique of collecting data was by using a test. A try out test was also done to find out the validity. After the data of the students’ vocabulary mastery and their achievement in reading comprehension were collected, the data were statistically computed to find out the correlation between the two variables. From the tests, it was found out that the mean of the scores of the vocabulary test is 58. 06. It means that the mean of the scores of the vocabulary test is fair. The mean of the scores of the students’ achievement in reading comprehension is 61. 62, which means that the mean of the scores of reading comprehension test is fair. The result of applying the rxy distribution is shows that the coefficient correlation is 0. 417. It means that there is a significant correlation between the vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension. It is suggested that to have a good mastery of reading comprehension, students should have a good mastery of vocabulary.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: Hapsoro Adi Perpus
    Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2011 22:12
    Last Modified: 08 Apr 2011 22:12

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