The Correlation Between Students’ Vocabulary Mastery and Reading Comprehension in Recount Text at Eighth Grade Students of SMPN 11 Mataram in Academic Year 2015/2016

BUDIMAN, JANUAR SAPTA (2016) The Correlation Between Students’ Vocabulary Mastery and Reading Comprehension in Recount Text at Eighth Grade Students of SMPN 11 Mataram in Academic Year 2015/2016. S1 thesis, Universitas Mataram.

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Abstract

This research aimed to find out whether there is a significant correlation between students vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension in recount text or not, and to find out how far the contribution of students‟ vocabulary mastery toward reading comprehension in recount text. SMPN 11 Mataram was taken as a place in conducting the research. The population of this research is 182 Students. In choosing the sample, the purposive sampling technique was used and class VIII C was taken as the sample. There were 31 students in total with 20 male students and 11 female students. Pearson Product Moment formula was used as the method in this research. Instrument used in this research is vocabulary test and reading test which contains 25 questions each. After the data were collected, the students‟ final score in vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension was calculated to find the students‟ level. The correlation coefficient then calculated by using the Pearson Product Moment formula. The result shows that the value of r-test (0.86) is higher than the r-table (0.361) with 30 respondents on level of significant 0.05 (r-test > r-table = 0.86 > 0.361 ). The t-test was also conducted in order to assure the result of this research. As the result, the t-test score (8.9) is also higher than the t-table (1.697). Consequently, Ho is rejected and Ha is Accepted. In conclusion, there is significant correlation between students‟ vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension in recount text and based on the analysis on students‟ vocabulary mastery and reading comprehension score, there is high contribution in students‟ vocabulary mastery toward reading comprehension in recount text.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Keywords (Kata Kunci): correlation, vocabulary mastery, reading comprehension, recount text.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
Depositing User: Ahmadi S.Si
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2017 07:40
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2017 07:40
URI: http://eprints.unram.ac.id/id/eprint/182

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