Experiential Function in Reading Passage of English Textbook Your Practice English Competence grade 8th for Junior High School

Fathur Rizqi Arifiani

Abstract


This study is concerned with the Experiential Function in Reading Passage of English Textbook for Junior High School. The objectives of this research were to find out the process type of experiential function, the most dominant process type and to describe the implication of the most dominant process type used in Reading Passage of English Textbook for Junior High School. This study was conducted by using descriptive qualitative design. The source of the data of this research were taken from reading passages in Practice Your English Competence textbook grade 8th published by Erlangga. The result of data analysis showed that the numbers in types of process were: material (45,1%), mental (16,5%), relational (26,9%), behavioral (2,7%), verbal (7,7%), and existential (1,1%).  The most dominant process type used is Material process. That means that many reading passages in English textbook for junior high school contain action, or happened physicaly. So the process used in reading passages indicated action, doing things or what is done.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijl.v9i3.11210

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