Analyzing Lexical Density of English Reading Texts in Pathway to English Textbook for Senior High School Grade X

Yaumil Fadhillah, 140203012 (2018) Analyzing Lexical Density of English Reading Texts in Pathway to English Textbook for Senior High School Grade X. Skripsi thesis, UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh.

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Abstract

English Language Teaching (ELT) textbooks play a crucial role in teaching learning process. In English textbook, there are several sections which are provided, such as listening exercises, writing tasks, structures, and reading sections. In reading section, usually students find obstacles in comprehending a text. Many researchers found that factor which influences difficulty in reading text is lexical density. This thesis works on analyzing Lexical Density of English Reading Texts in Pathway to English Textbook for Senior High School Grade X. it discusses descriptive qualitative study which focused on 15 Pathway to English reading texts. The sample purposively took by researcher. The aims of this study are : (1) to find out type of genres contained in each reading texts which found in Pathway To English textbook in Grade X of Senior High School published by Erlangga and (2) to find out lexical density from reading texts in Pathway To English textbook in Grade X of Senior High School published by Erlangga. The data that researcher has collected was analyzed by Lexical Density Ure’s method (1971). Based on the data analysis, the researcher found the majority of lexical density in the texts are in high position. It showed from 15 reading texts, there are 9 texts that have high lexical density and the rest texts are in medium position (based on Khamahani (2015) qualification). Therefore, the researcher concludes that most of reading passages in this textbook are in high level (complicated texts). In conclusion, the lexical density of reading text in Pathway to English textbook for grade X of Senior High School published by Erlangga is high lexical density. Thus, it means that the texts are complicated.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Pembimbing 1. Khairil Razali, S.Pd.I., MA.,MS 2. Suraiya, M.Pd
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lexical Density, Ure's Method, Reading Text
Subjects: 400 Languages (Bahasa) > 420 English and Old English, Anglo-Saxon (Bahasa Inggris, Anglo-Saxon) > 425 Tata Bahasa inggris baku
Depositing User: Yaumil Fadhillah
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2018 04:57
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2018 04:57
URI: https://repository.ar-raniry.ac.id/id/eprint/4822

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