EXPLORING READERS’ STRATEGIES IN STAGES OF READING NARRATIVE TEXT: A REFLECTION OF EFL LEARNER AT IAIN SYEKH NURJATI CIREBON

Siti Andini, (2016) EXPLORING READERS’ STRATEGIES IN STAGES OF READING NARRATIVE TEXT: A REFLECTION OF EFL LEARNER AT IAIN SYEKH NURJATI CIREBON. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

Siti Andini 14121310354 Exploring Readers‟ Strategies in Stages of Reading Narrative Text: A Reflection of EFL Learner at IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon. This study primarily intended to explore what strategies are commonly used by EFL learner in pre-, during-, and post-, reading narrative text. Strategies are a set of abilities under conscious control of the reader (Grabe and Stoller (2010:8)). Strategies are also purposeful. Some have quite specific purposes or goals. Reading strategies is important for helping readers to improve comprehension (McNamara (2007: 11)). This study focuses on what strategies are commonly used by EFL learner in pre-, during-, and post-, reading stages. As put in Hedgcock and Ferris (2009:162) activities in these stages are often neglected. In fact, interactive process between the reader and the text, including in pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading stages are more important. The purpose of this study is to identify what strategies are commonly used by EFL learner in pre-, during-, and post-reading narrative text in English language teaching department of IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon. This research also takes a qualitative method in analyzing data where the data obtained from interview from three respondents as primary source of the data. Then it is used to identify what strategies are commonly used by EFL learner in pre-, during-, and post-, reading narrative text. The result of this study, there are five strategies are commonly used by EFL learners in pre-reading narrative text; those are specifying a purpose for reading (20%), previewing the text (13%), predicting the contents of the text or section of text (20%), posing question about the text (20%) and guessing meaning of new word from context (20%). In during-reading stage there are seven strategies are commonly used by EFL learners; those are checking prediction (15%), finding answers to posed question (15%), rereading (14%), connecting text to background knowledge (14%), using discourse markers to see relationship (14%), paying attention to text structure (14%) and connecting one part of the text to another (14%). Finally, in post-reading stage there are six strategies are commonly used by EFL learners; those are summarizing information (16%), checking comprehension (16%), critiquing the author (17%), critiquing the text (17%), judging how well purposes for reading were met (17%) and reflecting on what has been learned from the text (17%). Strategies are commonly used by EFL learner in pre-, during-, and post reading narrative text only concerns on efferent stance because respondent‟s attention is concentrated on the plot as well as the complete text. Key Words: reading strategies, pre-reading, during-reading, post-reading, EFL learner.

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 03:26
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 03:26
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2214

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