The Use of Audiobooks in Developing Seventh-Grade Students' Reading Skills (A Case Study for EFL Students)


  • Hery Nuraini Islamic University of Syekh Yusuf
  • Yeni Daniarti Muhammadiyah Tangerang University
  • Rohmat Taufiq Muhammadiyah Tangerang University



audiobook app, English story, reading skill


This research was conducted to develop students’ reading skills by using an English story with Audiobooks. This research aimed to investigate the students’ reading skills could significantly be developing by reading English stories with the Audiobooks app. This research used a case study as the qualitative research method. The research participants were three students from seventh-grade students. The researchers collected and analyzed the data from observations, tests, and interviews. Based on the finding and discussion, the participants have achieved and exceeded in Standard Minimum Score (KKM). Besides, the students are enthusiastic and comfortable reading English stories with Audiobooks application in the learning process.


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