Karya Tulis Ilmiah yang merupakan Hasil Penelitian Berjudul THE CORRELATION BETWEEN STUDENYS’ READING HABIT OF NOVEL AND THEIR ABILITY IN WRITING RECOUNT, ditulis oleh Dosen Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan Universitas Bale Bandung, Ma’ruf Nurizal dan dibantu oleh seorang mahasiswa yang bernama Albiyan Dwi Ardinda.
This paper entitled The correlation between students’ habit
of reading novel and their ability in writing recount text.
This paper aimed to know the level of habit in reading novel of
the fourth semester of Bale Bandung University in the academic
year of 2017, examining their writing ability in recount text, and
finding out whether there is correlation between students’
reading habit of novel and their ability in writing recount text.
30 students were taken as the sample of this research through
random sampling technique. Researcher used questionnaire to
know students’ level of reading habit in reading novel and
writing test to measure students’ ability of writing recount text
as research instruments. After gave and calculating the
instruments, researcher find out the average of the sample have
good reading habit and fair ability in writing recount text. Then
the result was analyzed by using Pearson Product Moment
Correlation method. The calculation showed that the score of r
is 0.272. Thus, the r value is between 0.200-0.400 and included
into low category. It means that the degree of the correlation is
low and positive. The value of t observed is 1.264. The critical
value t table is 2.408, as the value of the t observed is smaller
than the value of critical t (t-table) 1.264<2.408. Based on the
data above the researcher concludes that the correlation between
students’ habit of reading novel and their writing ability in
recount text done at fourth semester of Bale Bandung
University in academic year 2017 is low, positive and not
significant. Even though the result showed there is no
significant between reading habit of novel and writing ability,
students need to improve their reading habit and writing ability
because they are very important to be mastered.
Key Words: Correlation, Reading habit, Writing, Recount text.