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How to build learning motivation for children

How to build learning motivation for children To build learning motivation for children is not easy. They are moody. Sometimes they are highly motivated, but sometime they are on the contrary. There are some causes why they are low motivated:  stressed, bored, angry and disappointed towards something. When the adults ...

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Kind of Questions in Reading Comprehension

2.4          Kind of Questions in Reading Comprehension According to Loughed and TOEFL Information Bulletin in Djiwandono (2002:97), usually the questions in reading comprehension tests are about: Main idea Supporting details Inferring meaning Passage structure Author’s aim Knowledge about certain vocabulary Defining vocabulary based on the context   In this study, ...

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Some Factors that Influence Students’ Reading Comprehension Achievement

2.4          Some Factors that Influence Students’ Reading Comprehension Achievement                     There are two factors that influence the students’ reading comprehension achievements and they are related one another, they are: internal factor and the external factor.   2.6.1        The Internal Factor        The internal factor means the factor which ...

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Reading as a Process of Predicting

2.4          Reading as a Process of Predicting                 Reading has been considered only as a visual activity, because we do with the eyes. But, in The Book of Study Skills for Students of English, Yorkey (1982:100) stated reading is not only a visual activity. It is more than just simply ...

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Schema Theory Background and Knowledge in Reading

Schema Theory Background and Knowledge in Reading Schema Theory is the source of some questions like: How do readers construct meaning? How do they decide what to hold on to, and having made that decision, how do they infer a writer’s message? The reader brings information, knowledge, emotion, experience, and ...

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Reading Comprehension

    It is necessary for the students of Senior High School to master reading comprehension. Cooper (1986:11) stated that Comprehension is a process in which the reader may construct meaning by interacting with the text. In reading comprehension, a reader should have knowledge about understanding the reading passage. The ...

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The Essence of Reading

There are four skills in English which should be mastered, they are: reading, speaking, listening and writing and it cannot be denied that reading is one of the most important. According to Harmer in The Practice of English Language Testing (1985:153) “Reading is an exercise dominated by the eyes and ...

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Tujuan Membaca

Tujuan utama dalam membaca adalah untuk mencari serta memperoleh informasi, mencakup isi, memahami makna bacaan. Makna, arti (meaning) erat sekali berhubungan dengan maksud tujuan, atau intensif kita dalam membaca. Henry Guntur Tarigan mengemukakan tujuan membaca adalah sebagai berikut: 1) Membaca untuk memperoleh perincian-perincian atau fakta-fakta (reading for details or facts). ...

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