Joal : Journal of Applied Linguistics
Vol. 1 No. 1 (2021): July, 2021

The Effect of Applying Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIR ) Technique on Students’ Achievement in Writing Recount Text

Sara Frimaulia (Unknown)
Edi Suprayetno (Unknown)

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Publish Date
24 Jul 2021


This study aims to discover the effect of applying Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIRC) Technique on Student’s Achievement in writing Recount Text. It was conducted by using experimental research design. This population was the 80 students of SMP Negeri 1 Stabat as Sample. The samples of the research were two classes divided into two groups, experimental and control group which were chosen by using random sampling technique. The Grade VIII-B as Experimental Group was taught by using Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition and grade VIII-A as control group was taught by using conventional teaching writing. The instrument used to collect the data was by asking the students to write a Recount text. Based on the result of the data analysis, it was concluded that using Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition significantly affect the student’s ability in writing recount text (t-calculated > t-table, p=0.05). The using CIRC made the students write recount text grammatically that without using CIRC. The calculation of t-test is 2.38 > 1.67 with df 78 and the level of significance 0.05. It means that the using CIRC has significant effect on writing recount text. Keywords: Experimental Research, Cooperative Integrated Reading And Composition (CIRC) Technique, Writing Achievement, Recount Text.

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Journal of Applied Linguistic (JoAL) is a Journal that published twice a year, namely in January and July. JoAL publishes manuscripts within the fields of: 1. Teaching and curricular practices 2. Language teaching methodologies, 3. Curriculum development and teaching methods 4. Second and foreign ...