CORRELATION BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (EI), GRAMMAR MASTERY AND READING COMPREHENSION (A Correlational Study on the Ninth Grade Students of SMP Negeri 1 Sempor in the Academic Year of 2016/ 2017)

N., WILUJENG AYU (2017) CORRELATION BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (EI), GRAMMAR MASTERY AND READING COMPREHENSION (A Correlational Study on the Ninth Grade Students of SMP Negeri 1 Sempor in the Academic Year of 2016/ 2017). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    ABSTRACT Wilujeng Ayu Nooriskowati. K2209093. A Correlation between Emotional Intelligence, Grammar Mastery and Reading Comprehension (A Correlational Study on the Ninth Grade Students of SMP Negeri 1 Sempor in the Academic Year 2016/ 2017). English Education Department. Teacher Training and Education. Faculty of Sebelas Maret University. Surakarta. 2016. The objectives of this research are to find out the correlation between (1) emotional intelligence and reading comprehension; (2) grammar mastery and reading comprehension; and (3) emotional intelligence, grammar mastery and reading comprehension. This research used quantitative method, that is, correlational study. The study was carried out in 18-21 July 2016 at SMP Negeri 1 Sempor Kabupaten Kebumen. The population was all the ninth grade students consisting of eight classes. The total number of students was 240. The sample was 30 students taken by cluster random sampling technique. The instruments in collecting the data were tests and questionnaire. Objective test was used to collect the data of reading comprehension and grammar mastery; while a questionnaire was used to collect the data of emotional intelligence. The techniques used to analyze the data were Single Correlation and Multiple Regression Correlation. The results of the data analysis show that in the level of significance of α =0.05 (1) there is a positive and significant correlation between emotional intelligence and reading comprehension (r_(x_1 y) = 0.800 > rt = 0.361); (2) there is a positive and significant correlation between grammar mastery and reading comprehension (r_(x_2 y) =0.683 > rt = 0.361); and (3) there is positive and significant correlation between emotional intelligence, grammar mastery and reading comprehension (Ry12 = 0.865 and Fo = 39.97 > Ft = 3.35). Based on the results of the study, it is concluded that there is a positive and significant correlation between emotional intelligence and reading comprehension. There is a positive and significant correlation between grammar mastery and reading comprehension, and there is positive and significant correlation between emotional intelligence, grammar mastery simultaneously and reading comprehension of the ninth grade students of SMP Negeri 1 Sempor in the academic year of 2016-2017. The result of this research shows that emotional intelligence and grammar mastery are important factors that give contribution to reading comprehension. Both emotional intelligence and grammar mastery give 74.74% effective contribution to reading comprehension. So, emotional intelligence and grammar mastery should be considered in increasing reading comprehension, although the factors are not the only variables determining reading comprehension. Keywords: Correlation, Reading Comprehension, Emotional Intelligence, Grammar Mastery.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
    Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: Tities Amrihtasari
    Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2017 22:39
    Last Modified: 25 Mar 2017 22:39
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/32465

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