READABILITY OF TEXTS IN PATHWAY TO ENGLISH 1 TEXTBOOK

Elfida, (2016) READABILITY OF TEXTS IN PATHWAY TO ENGLISH 1 TEXTBOOK. Masters thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

The aims of this study were to find out the levels of text readability in Pathway to English 1 textbook, the type of genre is the highest score of the text readability and the way of the level of texts readability are realized among the types of 8 reading texts analyzed in Pathway to English 1 textbook. This study used descriptive qualitative design. The sample of this study is 8 texts inside of Pathway to English 1 textbook for senior high school grade ten published by Erlangga. In analyzing the data used Flesch Reading Ease Formula to find out the readability level of texts in Pathway to English 1textbook and to know the way of the level of texts readability are realized among the types of reading texts by the Lexical Density level by using Eggins formula (2004). The result of this study showed that :first, the readability level found in Pathway to English 1textbook consist of low , medium and high level using scale zero to one hundred. The readability level in interval 30-50 is difficult texts are 37.5 % in low level, in interval 50-70 is normal texts are 25% in medium level and in interval 70-90 is easy texts are 37.5 % in high level. Second, the highest of readability score of reading text is narrative with the average 78.41. It meant that narrative text is the easiest text. The lowest readability score is explanation text with avarage 43.92. This meant that explanation text is the most difficult text in the textbook. The way of the readability level realized among the types of text in the reading texts of Pathway to English1, English textbook are through the total Average number of Sentence Length (ASL) and through the amount of Average number of Syllable per Word ( ASW). And lexical density through content carrying lexical items (nouns, verb, adverbs and adjectives) and lexical items in reading text of that textbook. It is expected that the findings of this study will be useful for everyone who wants to study more about the readability of texts.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIDN/NIDK
Thesis advisorGurning, Busmin195907131986011001
Thesis advisorZainuddin, 195201021980121001
Call Number: 418.484 Elf r
Keywords: Readability; Flesch readability formula; Lexical density; English textbook
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (Principles and Practice)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (Principles and Practice) > LB1049 Reading (General)
L Education > LT Textbooks
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana > Linguistik Terapan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mrs Siti Nurbaidah
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2016 03:40
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/20572

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