JETA (Journal of English Teaching and Applied Linguistic) https://jurnal.stkippgribl.ac.id/index.php/jeta <p>Journal of English Teaching and Applied Linguistic (JETA) is a peer-reviewed journal run by the English Language Education Department of STKIP PGRI Bandar Lampung (Institute of Teachers Training &amp; Education of PGRI Bandar Lampung), Indonesia. JETA aims at reporting high-quality empirical and original research contributions for the benefit of teachers, lecturers, and researchers in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT), Applied Linguistics, Literatures, and English Language Studies. The scope includes theory and practice in English language teaching and learning, language teachers’ training and education, teaching English as a second or foreign language (TESL, TEFL), Applied Linguistics, English Literatures, and English Language Studies. It also publishes book reviews of potential interest to readers. Papers submitted to this journal must be original, and are not considered in any other journals. The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version of the journal is free access and download.</p> <p>Print ISSN 2722-3388<br />Online ISSN 2722-3396</p> English Department, STKIP PGRI Bandar Lampung en-US JETA (Journal of English Teaching and Applied Linguistic) 2722-3388 IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION THROUGH GUIDED READING STRATEGY https://jurnal.stkippgribl.ac.id/index.php/jeta/article/view/1011 <p>The study was aimed to increase students’ reading comprehension through Guided Reading strategy at the eleventh grade of SMA Negeri 1 Natar 2021/2022. The subjects of research were 35 students. The research was focused to increase students’ learning activities and students’ reading comprehension. The improvement of students’ reading comprehension showed mean score in pre-cycle was 58.71, there were 10 students or 28.57% who achieved target score of Minimum Mastery Criteria. The mean score in cycle 1 was 72.14, there were 20 students who achieved score above Minimum Mastery Criteria or 57.14%. The improvement of pre-cycle to cycle 1 was 13.43 or 28.57%. The mean score of cycle II was 81.82, there were 29 students who achieved score above Minimum Mastery Criteria or 82.85%. The improvement of reading test from cycle 1 to cycle 2 was 9.68 or 25.715%. While, from the students’ learning activities, the improvement of students’ learning activities showed mean score of students’ learning activities in cycle I was 7.26 with the criteria was quite active. While, the mean score of students’ learning activities in cycle II was 7.89 with the criteria was active. It could be concluded Classroom Action Research by conducting Guided Reading strategy improved students’ reading comprehension and students’ learning activities.</p> ADELIA HUTAHURUK EVA NURCHURIFIANI FEBRIYANTI Copyright (c) 2022 2022-12-29 2022-12-29 3 2 1 13 PRONOUNS ARE THE MOST ORIGINAL WORDS IN THE LANGUAGE https://jurnal.stkippgribl.ac.id/index.php/jeta/article/view/1033 <p>Pronouns are closely related to demonstrative pronouns. It is recognized that the root of interrogative pronouns are indicative particles, which have the meaning of adverb, particle, and pronoun, and especially, indicative pronouns - personal. English pronouns can be counted among other types of pronouns of this language, because when they are used in a sentence, they have not only a question meaning, but also a different lexical and syntactic meaning. In this article researcher has considered about the process of borrowings in parts of speech and he also mentioned that, during long history pronouns did not borrow from a language to another language.</p> LATIFOV ALIKHON Copyright (c) 2023 2022-12-29 2022-12-29 3 2 14 20