THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LISTENING HABIT TO ENGLISH SONG AND LISTENING COMPREHENSION OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (A Study at VIII Grade Students at SMP AL-Hasanah Jakarta)

Fatria Faratami

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This research aims to discover the relationship between the independent variable X (Listening Habit to English song) and the dependent variable Y (Listening comprehension). The hypothesis was tested a significant relationship between students’ listening habit to English song and listening comprehension. The subject of the research was 30 students of the VIII grade students at SMP Al-Hasanah Jakarta. The method used in this study was quantitative approach. The data of this research were gathered from listening habit to English song questionnaire and listening comprehension test. The researcher used Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation. The result of analysis shows that data of the two variables have normal distribution using Lilliefors test. The result of normality of the data distribution (X) Lo = 0.119 is smaller than Lt = 0.161. In scattered diagram, it can be seen that the score has the straight line and linear. From the data analysis, it is known the result of r- observe = 0.39 is bigger than r- table = 0.361. As ro>rt it can be said that Ho is rejected and Hi is accepted. So, there is a significant relationship between listening habit  to English songs and listening comprehension of eighth grade students at SMP Al- Hasanah Jakarta. Practically through this study the writer hoped that her research will be useful for those who concerned with English teaching especially in teaching listening comprehension through English songs. It can become input to all English teaching to develop better ways of English teaching program.

 


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