EXPLORING EFL LEARNERS’ READING STRATEGIES ON THE ARTICLE “POWERFUL WRITERS VERSUS THE HELPLESS READER”

Iiz Lailatus Saidah, (2016) EXPLORING EFL LEARNERS’ READING STRATEGIES ON THE ARTICLE “POWERFUL WRITERS VERSUS THE HELPLESS READER”. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

Iiz Lailatus Saidah. (14121310303). Exploring EFL Learners’ Reading Strategies On The Article “Powerful Writers Versus Helpless Reader”. This study was intended to know how EFL learners approach the text and what reading strategies used by English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners in comprehending the text. The investigation itself was centered around reading strategies by Grabe and Stoller (2002). This study tries to reveal how EFL learners‟ reading strategies in comprehending the article Powerfull Readers versus Helpless Readers by Alwasilah. Consequently, the study is positioned into a qualitative research using interview, questionnaire, and document analysis. The main purpose is to what extent reading strategies of the text are comprehended and interpreted by EFL learners as reader. It will be centered on the reading strategies and how they approach with text. This study will show the successful of understanding text, it is how the readers understand the text, and what reading strategies that applied by readers when the readers read the text. This research comes from problem in EFL learners in reading the article untitled “Powerful Writres Versus The Helpless Readers”. The main reason why reading strategies was chosen as topic is, as Pressley (2002) cited by Grabe (2002) research strategies employed by good readers while reading for careful comprehension. This study tries to reveal how EFL learners make sense of the text taken from, in the context of this study the four learners of respondent will involve: they are fourth semester in English Department at IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon, West Java. The result shows that EFL Learners tend to use different strategies in approaching the text, and while reading the text,. (1) There are three strategies for approaching the text: specifying a purpose for reading, previewing the text, and checking prediction. (2) There are nine strategies while reading the text text: posing question, connecting text to background knowledge, pay attention to the structure, summarizing information, making inference, rereading, guessing the meaning of the new word from the context, identifying difficulties and checking comprehension. Keywords:, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Approach the text and Article

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 02:32
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 02:32
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2180

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