Factors Influencing Good English Reading Habit (An Investigation of EFL Students’ Perception)

Nurul Fitri, 150203060 (2020) Factors Influencing Good English Reading Habit (An Investigation of EFL Students’ Perception). Skripsi thesis, UIN AR-RANIRY.

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Abstract

This research was conducted based on the fact that many students do not engage reading as a habit. As a department of English language students, reading habit should become a necessity since the students pretty much engage with English text. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate what are factors and challenges that 8th-semester students Department of English Language Education Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Ar-Raniry State Islamic University faced in establishing good English reading habit. The data of this qualitative research was collected by using in-depth interview to seven 8th semester students Department of English Language Education students, Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Ar-Raniry State Islamic University. The research participants were chosen by using purposive sampling with eight adapted criteria. The result of the study showed that the factors influencing good English reading habit of the students were internal factors such as curiosity and having goals; and the external factor such as home environment, academic environment, first language reading habit influence, internet, and social media influence. Moreover, the students faced some challenges in establishing good English reading habit such as lack of vocabulary mastery, information overload, social media distraction, mood swings, financial problem, and book unavailability.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Main Supervisor : Dr. phil. Saiful Akmal, MA Co-Supervisor : Drs. Amiruddin, M.Pd.
Uncontrolled Keywords: EFL students’ perception; reading habit; factors; challenges
Subjects: 300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 371 Sekolah dan Aktivitasnya: Pendidikan luar biasa > 371.8 Siswa, Murid, Peserta didik, Anak didik
300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 372 Pendidikan dasar > 372.4 Membaca
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Nurul Fitri
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2020 02:36
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2020 02:36
URI: https://repository.ar-raniry.ac.id/id/eprint/13184

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