LEXICAL DENSITY OF READING TEXTS IN ENGLISH TEXTBOOK OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Ariska, Desi (2016) LEXICAL DENSITY OF READING TEXTS IN ENGLISH TEXTBOOK OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. Undergraduate thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

This study deals with lexical density of English reading texts in the textbook of junior high school. The objectives of the study are to find out the lexical density of reading texts of English in Focus textbook, the text which has the highest lexical density in the reading texts, and the reason of the text which has the highest lexical density in reading texts. This study was conducted by descriptive qualitative method. The data of this research were the English reading texts of English in Focus textbook for ninth grade students of junior high school published by National Education Department. The result of the analysis showed that: (1) The lexical density of procedure texts are 5.90, 5.08, 5.5, and 4.69, report texts are 5.92, 4.22, 4.06, and 3.64 and narration texts are 2.92 and 2.90. The score showed that the lexical density of eleven reading texts on English in Focus textbook for ninth grade of junior high school is categorized medium based on the Halliday’s theory. It means that the texts are not difficult, easy to understand and suitable for ninth grade students of junior high school. (2) The highest lexical density of the reading texts is report text entitled “The Chinese Influence in Indonesian Visual Art” (5.92) because of the higher number of lexical items, few clauses and more vocabularies of words in the text. (3) Report text has the highest lexical density because of the high proportion of lexical items in the text and it also because of the generic structure, language features and the style of writing report text.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIP
Thesis advisorSumarsih, 195810211983032002
Call Number: SK-2016 ENG 119
Keywords: Lexical Density; Reading Texts; English Textbook
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (Principles and Practice) > LB1049 Reading (General)
L Education > LT Textbooks
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Mr Maknun
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2016 03:36
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/19611

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