Reading Comprehension Teaching Strategy Using Questioning The Author (QTA)

  • Agusti Fransisca Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan-PGRI Lubuklinggau
  • Dewi Syafitri Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan-PGRI Lubuklinggau
  • Ardayati Ardayati Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan-PGRI Lubuklinggau


The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of teaching reading comprehension using the Questioning The Author (QTA) strategy. The method used in this research is pre-experimental method. The subjects of this study were all students of class X SMK Pertanian Negeri 2 Tugumulyo. The results showed that: (1) the student’s scores in the pre-test were 57.96; (2) the student’s post-test score was 75.93; (3) paired t-test was 5.17, higher than 1.69 out of 32 with a significant level of 95% as a one-way critical value. In conclusion, learning to read comprehension using the QTA strategy is significantly effective in class X students of SMK Pertanian Negeri 2 Tugumulyo in the 2018/2019 Academic Year.

Keywords:  Pre-Experimental Research, Questioning The Author Strategy, Teaching Reading Comprehension


Fetiningrum, A. (2014). Keefektifan Strategi Questioning The Author (QTA) dalam Pembelajaran Membaca Pemahaman pada Siswa Kelas VII SMP Negeri di Kecamatan Pleret. Skripsi. Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta

Moreillon, J. (2007). Collaborative Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension. Chicago: American Library Association

Nunan, D. (2003). Pratical English Language Teaching. Singapore: McGraw Hill

Prasetyo, W., & Abbas, M. F. F. (2017). The Use of QTA Strategy in Improving Students Ability in Reading Descriptive Text at the Seventh Grade Students of SMP Islam Plus Jannatul Firdaus Pekanbaru. ELT-Lectura: Journal Pendidikan, 4(2), 102-110

Ruddell, M. R. (2005). Teaching Content Reading and Writing. United States: John Wiley & Sons, Inc
Abstract viewed = 23 times
pdf downloaded = 11 times