Watching Video with English Subtitle as an Alternative to Improve Reading Skill

Asni Furaidah, Ngadiso Ngadiso, Muh. Asrori


The objective of this study is to find out the correlation of the habit of watching video with English subtitle and its contribution toward reading skill. This research used a quantitative method: correlation study. The subject of this research was 33 of second semester students of English Education Department of Universitas Sebelas Maret in the academic year of 2017/2018. The data were collected through questionnaire and test. The results of data analysis show that there is a positive correlation between the habit of watching video with English subtitle and reading skill (rx1y=0.665 and to=4.957 > tt=1.696), the determination shows that 44.22% variance of reading skill is determined by the habit of watching video with English subtitle (r2=0.4422). Therefore, it is essential to consider the habit of watching video with English subtitle as an alternative to improve reading skill.


correlation study;video with English subtitle;reading skill

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