Development and Application of Content-Based Summarizing Technique in reading Instruction

Bambang Yudi Cahyono


College students are expected to read a lot of information both in courses that they take and in their lives. They are also expected to be able to extract the ideas conveyed in their reading passages and textbooks. This study attempted to develop a technique of making a summary which was useful for helping students read for learning and to apply it in a reading class. The technique of summarizing resulted from the development was called Content-Based Summarizing Technique (CBST) and it was then applied in a reading classroom to know the applicability. I was found that CBST could be applied in a reading class and that the ability of the students in making summaries could be considered good


Content-based, summarizing technique, summary-making

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