Proceedings of The 5th Annual International Seminar on Trends in Science and Science Education, AISTSSE 2018, 18-19 October 2018, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

The Implementation of Linguistic Functional Systemic Approach on the Reading Comprehension to Improve Students Reading Ability

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287340,
        author={Tengku Ratna Soraya and Emzir  Emzir and Sabarti  Akhadiah},
        title={The Implementation of Linguistic Functional Systemic Approach on the  Reading Comprehension to Improve Students Reading Ability},
        proceedings={Proceedings of The 5th Annual International Seminar on Trends in Science and Science Education, AISTSSE 2018, 18-19 October 2018, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={AISTSSE},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={linguistic functional systemic reading comprehension reading ability},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287340}
    }
    
  • Tengku Ratna Soraya
    Emzir Emzir
    Sabarti Akhadiah
    Year: 2019
    The Implementation of Linguistic Functional Systemic Approach on the Reading Comprehension to Improve Students Reading Ability
    AISTSSE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287340
Tengku Ratna Soraya1,*, Emzir Emzir1, Sabarti Akhadiah1
  • 1: Doctoral Candidate in Applied Linguistics, Jakarta State University
*Contact email: trs_luthfi@yahoo.fr

Abstract

This research is conducted to improve the students reading comprehension ability in French Department of State University of Medan. The specific objective of this research is to improve the process as well as the result ability in reading French texts through the Linguistic Functional Systemic approach. The type of this research is action research, conducted on 48 students of French education in academic year 2014-2015. This action research refers to the cycle of action research of Kemmis and MC Taggart which consist of four steps, planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. The results indicate that the ability of reading comprehension of students for each cycle shows satisfaction. Cylce 1 refers to the aspect lexicogrammar in text, cycle 2 the aspect of discourse semantic, and cycle 3, the register. This research shows that the linguistic functional systemic approach can be applied as an alternative to improve the students French reading comprehension.