A CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENTS’ SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE MASTERY AND THEIR LEARNING MOTIVATION TOWARD THEIR ABILITY TO COMPREHEND DESCRIPTIVE TEXT OF VIII GRADE STUDENTS AT SMP KARTIKA 1-6 PADANG

Irmandi ., Adzanil Prima Septy, Lely Refnita

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This research was aimed to find out the correlation between students’ simple present tense mastery and their learning motivation toward their ability to comprehend descriptive text ofVIII grade students at SMP Kartika 1-6 Padang. The number of population was 112 students.The researcher took two classes as sample by using convenience technique.  The classes selected as sample were classes VIII 3 and VIII 4. The researcher gathered the data by using simple present tense, questionnaire and reading test.  To analyze the  data  the  researcher  used  the  Person  Product  Moment  Formula  and  Multiple Correlation Formula. After  analyzing  the  data,  the  researcher  found  that  the  students’  simple  present tense mastery was moderate (67.86%), their learning motivation was moderate (71.43%), and  their  ability to comprehend  descriptive text was  moderate  (85.71%). The researcher found the coefficient correlation between students’ simple present tense mastery and their ability to comprehenddescriptive text was 0.74 and value of r table was 0.388 (α .05 and df = 26).  Next, the researcher found the coefficient correlation between students’ learning motivation and their ability to comprehend descriptive text was 0.52 and value of r table was 0.388(α .05 and df = 26). Then, the researcher found the coefficient correlation between students’ simple present tense mastery and their learning motivation was 0.42 and value of r table was 0.388(α .05 and df = 26). Finally, the researcher found the value of coefficient correlation of three variables was 0.77 and f- counted was 32.22, while the value of f- table was 3.39 (α .05) (df) n-k-1 (25).

Key words: Correlation, Simple Present Tense, Learning Motivation, Comprehension Ability


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