THE READABILITY OF READING TEXTS IN ENGLISH TEXTBOOK FOR GRADE EIGHT STUDENTS IN SMP NEGERI 23 MEDAN

ZONATAN SAGALA, ALVIN (2017) THE READABILITY OF READING TEXTS IN ENGLISH TEXTBOOK FOR GRADE EIGHT STUDENTS IN SMP NEGERI 23 MEDAN. Undergraduate thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

This research analyzed The Readability Of Reading Texts In English Textbook For The Grade Eigth Students In Smp Negeri 23 Medan 2017/2018 entitled English in Focus published by Pusat Perbukuan Departemen Pendidikan Nasional. Being important a textbook as the most used in sources of a class, textbook should be readable and appropriate for the students especially for the reading texts inside it. The goal of this research was to find out how is the readability of those reading texts in the textbook.To describe and investigate the readability, this research used a readability formula measurement called SMOG Grading Formula which is found by G. Harry Mc. Laughlin. The source of the data were 20 reading texts taken randomly from English in Focus textbook.The major findings of the study showed that the readability of 20 reading texts were in the variety level for students is 5th elementary school to the 10th grade high school students level, and it found that 13 of 20 reading texts or about 65% of the data are appropriate for the 8th grade students who are the user of the book. Meanwhile, this research also found reading texts which are not appropriate for the students. There are 3 reading texts are too easy and 4 are too difficult for them. So, 35% reading texts in the data is not appropriate for 8th grade students

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIP
Thesis advisorSUMARSIH, sumarsih19581021198303200
Thesis advisorSaragih, willem195812311986141001
Call Number: SK-2018 ENG 039
Keywords: readability,SMOG Grading formula ,textbook,reading texts
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (Principles and Practice) > LB1049 Reading (General)
P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Mr Fifri Juanda Harahap
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2018 15:17
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/29764

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