The Effectiveness of the Genially Application in Teaching Reading of Descriptive Text to Seventh-Grade Students of Smp Plus Rahmat Kediri
This study is prompted by the fact that students' present issues in learning English include lethargy and difficulty in acquiring content, one of which is in reading procedures. The use of Genially Applications by teachers to improve students' reading skills is one method for overcoming this issue. The formulation of the problem in this research is how is the effectiveness of the Genially Application in reading descriptive?". The design of this study was pre-experimental with a quantitative approach. The sample of this study was class VII-A which consisted of 32 students. Data analysis used paired sample t-test. The results showed that the Genially Application was effective in teaching reading text. The effectiveness of the Genially Application can be seen in calculating the total score of the pretest and posttest using a paired sample test at a significance level of 0.05. The results showed a significant difference between the students' scores before and after being taught by the Genially Application. Thus, the Genially Application in teaching reading descriptive texts to the seventh-grade students of SMP Plus Rahmat Kediri is effective
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