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Improving Reading Comprehension Using Mind Mapping Concept

Chairani, Noor (2015) Improving Reading Comprehension Using Mind Mapping Concept. In: The Third International Seminar on English Language Teaching 2015: "Shaping The New Trends of English Teaching and Studies, May 26-27, 2015, Padang.

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Abstract

In the global era, English is needed as one of international languages. English is learned by many people in the world to access information and to convey or communicate ideas to solve problems of life. Reading as a basic skill of language has to be mastered because reading comprehension is crucial for academic success to achieve the purpose of learning language. A strategy is needed to increase learners’ reading comprehension actively and practically enable learners to understand a text comprehensively. Learners who do not know or use appropriate strategies in language learning especially in reading comprehension often learn passively and slowly. There are some factors that may influence the learners’ success in their reading comprehension. One of them is applying a technique in their reading activity. Mind-mapping concept is considered as one of techniques hopefully used to improve learners’ reading comprehension. The strategy makes learners to become active because they are involved independently in teaching and learning process. The more learners are involved in learning and teaching process, the more they can comprehend the materials learned. The mind-mapping concept can be applied to improve learners’ reading comprehension ability to help them understand information or get inputs from the texts. By applying mind-mapping concept, learners can understand and remember the contents of text easily. Key Words: English language, Reading Comprehension, Mind-Mapping Concept

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: English language, Reading Comprehension, Mind-Mapping Concept
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan) > S1-English Education (S1-Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris)
Depositing User: Mrs Rani Hasyim
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2015 04:53
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2015 04:53
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/2377

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