The Effect of Team Games Tournament on Students' Reading Motivation and Reading Comprehension

Sari Rahmawati


The  purposes of the research were to find out the effect of Team Game Tournament (TGT) technique on students reading motivation and reading skill. The research design was quasi experimental research with the type was pre-test-posttest non-equivalent group design. Two groups (64 students) of the eighth grade were selected as samples by using cluster sampling. The techniques of data collection were questionnaire and reading comprehension test. There was difference in students reading motivation between control and experimental group. It was indicated by the value of sig. (2 tailed) was 0.016. It meant that TGT technique had a significant effect on students reading motivation. Moreover, it was also found that there was difference in students reading skill between control and experimental group. It could be seen from the value of sig. (2 tailed) was 0.000. Hence, TGT technique affected students reading comprehension. In conclusion, TGT technique had a significant effect on students' reading motivation and reading comprehension.

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