Zahari, , Rocky and Rudi , Afriazi and Wisma, Yunita (2012) AN ANALYSIS OF STUDENTS’ DIFFICULITIES IN READING RECOUNT TEXT AT SMK N 3 KOTA BENGKULU. Undergraduated thesis, Fakultas Keguruan Dan Ilmu Pendidikan UNIB.

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This research investigated the difficulties faced by the second semester student at Broadcasting and TKJ (Teknik Komputer Jaringan) Classes of SMK N 3 Kota Bengkulu in reading recount text. The subjects of the study were 65 students. They were 33 students of TKJ class and 32 students of Broadcasting class. The data of the research was collected by giving test. The test consisted of 50 items which were divided into five test types. They were finding main and specific ideas, comprehending whole text, making conclusion, vocabulary and grammar tests. Each test type consisted of 10 items. The writer used descriptive technique to analyze the data. The data were presented in percentage by formula S=F/N x 100%. The results shows that the difficulties faced by the students in reading recount text were (1) the difficulty in finding general and specific ideas. It was caused by limited of comprehending in reading recount text and the limited of having vocabulary. (2) the difficulty in comprehending whole text. It was caused by they did not have enough bakground knowledge and they can not active their background knowledge well. (3) the difficulty in making conclusion. It was caused by they had short-memories about what they read. To make conclusion, students also involve their background knowledge about what they read and what they infer out. (4) the difficulty of vocabulary. It was caused by the lack of ability to predict the meaning of words in the reading recount text and they did not have good reading strategies in guessing unfamiliar words and (5) the difficulty of grammar. It was caused by the lack of students’ abilities in grammatical and functional mastery to discriminate or choose the best answer.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduated)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of English Education
Depositing User: 014 Abd. Rachman Rangkuti
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2013 19:01
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2013 19:01

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