THE CORRELATION BETWEEN VOCABULARY MASTERY AND READING SHORT TEXT
Keywords:corellation study, vocabulary mastery, reading short text
The objectives of the research are to find out the score of vocabulary and reading short text test and to prove the significant correlation between vocabulary mastery and reading short text. The result of this research shows that from the data calculation derived from variable vocabulary mastery (X) and reading short text (Y) using Pearson Product r Moment the final result is rxy = 0,662. The score 0.662 can be seen on the product moment N= 37 using 5% confident limits is gained the score 0,325 and 1 % = 0,418. The score is 0.662 more than 0,000. Besides, we get r ratio = 0.662 > rtable = 0,325 so we considered that there is strong correlation between them. The score 0.662 is between 0,500 and 1,000. It means that significant correlation between vocabulary mastery and reading short text on the eighth grade students of SMP Diponegoro 10 Pekuncen is high.