Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia

Research Article

Translation as a Pedagogical Device for Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension in the ESP text

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2286060,
        author={Lia  Novita and Bachrudin  Mustafha},
        title={Translation as a Pedagogical Device for Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension in the ESP text},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICBLP},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={translation reading comprehension esp texts},
        doi={10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2286060}
    }
    
  • Lia Novita
    Bachrudin Mustafha
    Year: 2019
    Translation as a Pedagogical Device for Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension in the ESP text
    ICBLP
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2286060
Lia Novita1,*, Bachrudin Mustafha1
  • 1: Indonesia Institute of Education (IPI) Garut, West Java
*Contact email: lienovitza@yahoo.co.id

Abstract

the objectives of this study were to measure whether or not translation as a pedagogical device has any significant impact for improving students’ reading comprehension in the ESP texts and to investigate what kind of experience the students get from learning translation as a pedagogical device for improving their reading comprehension in the ESP texts. This study used an experimental study research design which employed sequential explanatory mixed-method – quantitative followed by qualitative. Pre-test and post-test were used in quantitative stage; whereas, questionnaire was used in qualitative stage. The quantitative data were analyzed through paired sample t-test to analyze pre-test and post-test of experiment group, and independent sample t-test was used to analyze the post-test score of both experimental group and control group; whereas, the qualitative data were analyzed through codification and categorization.The study revealed two findings related to two research questions. First, the result of quantitative manual and SPSS calculation by using paired sample t-test resulted 9.83 which was then consulted with table t 0.05 with the degree of freedom 26 which is 2.056. The results of the consultation show that the price of t is greater than the table of 9.83> 2.056.