TWO STAY TWO STRAY TECHNIQUE TO IMPROVE STUDENT’S READING COMPREHENSION IN HORTATORY EXPOSITION

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Huyi Intan Sari Nurul Fitriyati

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The objective of this study was to find out the effectiveness of Two Stay Two Stray technique to improve student’s reading comprehension in Hortatory exposition text of the eleventh grade students. This study was conducted under quasi experimental research which belonged to quantitative method. The subject of this research was the eleventh graders of MA Nahdlatul Ulama Demak in the academic year 2016/2017 with a total number of 87 students. The researchers used purposive sampling, and two classes were taken as samples; they were XI IPA 1 as the experimental class and XI IPA 2 as the control class. The research instrument used by the researchers was test. Pre-test and post-test were given to both classes. Pre-test was given to the students of both classes before the treatment was conducted. Post-test was given after the treatment. The results of both tests were calculated to measure the effectiveness of the treatment toward students’ reading achievement. Experimental class was taught by using Two Stay Two Stray (TSTS) technique and control class was taught by using conventional method. T-test was applied to calculate the data. The result of T-test showed that the post-test mean score of control class was 66.61 and experimental class was 78.10. T-test calculation showed that there was a significant difference in the mean score of the both classes. It was indicated by result of post-test in experimental class was sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 < 0.05. It means that H1 was accepted. It can be concluded that teaching hortatory exposition text with Two Stay Two Stray (TSTS) technique was effective to improve student’s reading comprehension in Hortatory exposition text.
Keywords: Two Stay Two Stray (TSTS), Hortatory Exposition Text, and Reading Comprehension

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SARI, Huyi Intan; FITRIYATI, Nurul. TWO STAY TWO STRAY TECHNIQUE TO IMPROVE STUDENT’S READING COMPREHENSION IN HORTATORY EXPOSITION. ENGLISH EDUCATION: JOURNAL OF ENGLISH TEACHING AND RESEARCH, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, p. 84-96, oct. 2018. ISSN 2503-4405. Available at: <http://ojs.unpkediri.ac.id/index.php/inggris/article/view/12469>. Date accessed: 12 nov. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.29407/jetar.v3i2.12469.
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