Incidental vocabulary acquisition through reading online newspapers by the third-semester students at the English Education Study Program of IAIN Palangka Raya

Fika Ayu Sudani, Santi Erliana

Abstract


The objectives of the study are (a) To measure the effect of reading online newspapers toward students’ vocabulary acquisition incidentally by the third semester students at the English education study program of IAIN Palangka Raya and (b) To describe the third semester students’ attitudes at the English education study program of IAIN Palangka Raya towards learning words incidentally to acquire vocabulary through reading English texts and online newspapers. In this study, The researcher used the quantitative method with the quasi-experimental design. The population of the study was the third-semester students at the English Education Study Program of IAIN Palangka Raya which consist of 45 students. The researcher used clustering sampling in this study and took two classes as a control class and experiment class. Then, the result of this study showed that (a) there was a significant effect of reading online newspapers toward students’ vocabulary acquisition incidentally with tvalue was higher than ttable (-(2.179) ≤ -6.150 ≥ -(3.055)). (b) The third-semester students had positive attitudes at the English education study program of IAIN Palangka Raya towards learning words incidentally to acquire vocabulary through reading English texts and online newspapers. Because of the mean score were for reading English texts was 3.62-4.00 and for reading online newspapers was 3.46-4.15 classified into moderately agree to agree. Besides that, the students give positive attitudes while reading process.


Keywords


Incidental Vocabulary; Vocabulary Acquisition; Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition; Reading, Online newspaper

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