The Current Practices of Extensive Reading in Literature Class


  • Rizky Devi Ayustina University of Bengkulu
  • Feny Martina Institut Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu
  • Riswanto Institut Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu


Extensive reading, literature class


This study aimed to find out the current practice of extensive reading in literature class at the third semester students of PBI IAIN Bengkulu in Academic Year 2018/2019. It applied descriptive qualitative research. The subject of this research were 36 students in Introduction to Literature Class in Class IIIB of English Education Program of IAIN Bengkulu. The data were collected by video recording, noting, questionnaire, and interview. The result showed that the third semester students of English language education study program of IAIN Bengkulu had good knowledge in extensive reading; the Literature class also applied the 9 from 10 principles of Extensive Reading in their teaching learning activities in the classroom; in the application in the classroom, most students had good attitudes proved with positive results from the application of extensive reading in the literature class, they were interested and enjoy their reading, although there were still some students who had low academic grades having difficulty in reading and analyzing short stories and make them could not enjoy their reading activities.


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