Reading: One Of The Four Language Skills

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Literature Review Reading is the important thing for humans, because humans cannot be perfectly, if they are without of reading. Reading is one of the four language skills, which need to be practiced regularly and can be practiced steadily, according to age and experience endless. Since the reading is so important. The senior student should have a level of reading is good, so they must be eager to practice their reading skill, if their reading skill was low level. Moreover, a gook reading level occurs from a good teaching. If the teaching and learning instructional design is not good, the quality of student is not good too. (Carrell, 1987) “Reading is a sophisticated activity, which includes psychological aspects. It is an interactive process between a reader and text.” “Reading is a multifaceted process in involving word recognition, comprehension, fluency, and motivation learn how readers integrate these facets to make meaning from print” (Diane Henty Leipzig, 2001) (Wikipedia, 2016) Reading is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning (reading comprehension). Reading is a means of language…show more content…
A sample was selected from 19 students who study the English subject and have an achievement test lower 60% of a reading test. The score of ability reading test were analyzed by the mean and standard deviation and compare reading ability score between pre-test and post-test analyzed T-test. The result found that after using the additional English reading exercise the proficiency of student reading skill was better resulting in achievement of English pronunciation was better consistently. It could be summarized that after using the additional English reading exercise, the participants their scores for all five
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