THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LEXICAL PROCESSING STRATEGIES FOR THE TEACHING OF READING COMPREHENSION FOR MA YAFALAH STUDENTS

Ridlo , Kholis Mohamad (2012) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LEXICAL PROCESSING STRATEGIES FOR THE TEACHING OF READING COMPREHENSION FOR MA YAFALAH STUDENTS. Masters thesis, Diponegoro University.

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Abstract

This study investigated the effectiveness of each lexical processing strategies on the reading comprehension of MA Yafalah students. The following research questions were investigated: (1) To what extent is the students’ reading comprehension ability after using strategy to infer the meaning from contextual cues? (2) To what extent is the students’ reading comprehension ability after using strategy to consult a dictionary of unfamiliar words in texts? (3) To what extent is the students’ reading comprehension ability after using strategy to continue reading without regarding to unfamiliar words? (4) Which one is the most effective strategy to improve the reading comprehension ability? This research was tried to answer these questions by experimental design. The research was comparing the effectiveness of the three strategies. The Results of the study revealed that the strategy to consult a dictionary is the best strategy. Besides, the group that used the strategy of continuing to read for meaning without regard for unfamiliar words to lag behind the other groups in comprehension. it was concluded that the strategy to infer the meaning from contextual cues was the most suitable strategy to be applied in classroom learning process.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Lexical Processing Strategies, Vocabulary acquisitions
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:48030
Deposited By:Mahasiswa Magister Linguistik
Deposited On:01 Jun 2016 15:54
Last Modified:22 Feb 2018 15:14

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