The Impact of Think Aloud Technique on the Students’ Reading Comprehension


  • Torian Putra University of Bengkulu


Reading comprehension, think aloud


The purpose of this study was to see and see the effect of think aloud techniques on students' reading comprehension. This research is an experimental quays study because it consists of two variables. Think Aloud technique as variable one (X) and ability to read comprehension as variable two (Y). Then the researcher measures the impact of the impact of one variable on variable two. So, a suitable type of research is a dock experimental study. This experiment was conducted at SMAN 1 Ujan Mas. The population consisted of three classes with a total of 49 students. After homogeneity testing was carried out, two classes were obtained as research samples. Class XII IPA 2 as an experimental group with 11 students and class XII IPA 1 as a control group. So, the sample size is 23 students. The results of this experiment show that the value of this technique is lower than that of the hard thinking technique. Finally, based on the research objectives above, the think aloud technique is still an effective choice used in improving students' reading comprehension. That is, the technique of thinking aloud can be used to improve reading comprehension.


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