The Effect of Using Contextual Teaching and Learning to Eighth Graders' Reading Comprehension at SMP 3 PSKD Jakarta

Fransisca Lafayette Sianipar
Journal article Journal of English Teaching • February 2018 Indonesia


This research was an experimental research. It aimed to investigate the effect of using ContextualTeaching and Learning method on students' reading comprehension to the eighth graders at SMP3 PSKD Jakarta. To meet the aim, this research was conducted in two classes. Each classconsisted of 30 students. The experimental group (VIII A) was taught using CTL method andcontrol group (VIII B) was taught using drilling method. The classes were held twice a week andthe research was conducted over a period of one months. Pre-test and post-test were employed tocollect data. Both the pre-test and the post-test were administered in the two groups. The datawere analyzed using SPSS version 19.0 software. These data analysis were applied for analyzingthe data obtained from four sets of tests. Data analysis showed that there is a significant effect ofusing Contextual Teaching and Learning Method toward students' reading comprehension. It canbe seen through the mean scores of post-test in the experimental group is 16.10 and the meanscore of post-test in the control group is 15.95. Based on the result it can be said that ContextualTeaching and Learning significantly affected the eighth graders' reading comprehension at SMP3 PSKD Jakarta.




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