Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal

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ISSN / EISSN : 25979248 / 25973819
Current Publisher: IPM2KPE (10.31539)
Total articles ≅ 51
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Diana Adinda Shafira, Rabbayani Mawaddah, Lidya Br Aritonang, Elianti Nainggolan, Natalia Widya Pasca Tarigan
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 296-307; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i2.1004

This research aims to find out the errors made by the students in constructing the negative and interrogative sentences by using the simple present tense. Those errors were classified into four types, namely omission, addition, misformation, and misordering based on surface strategy taxonomy from Daulay. The researchers used a descriptive qualitative method to find the result. The subject of this research was the VIII-A class of SMP Negeri 40 Medan that consisted of 30 students. The instrument for gathering the data was the essay test, which included 20 affirmative sentences, which asked to form those sentences into the negative and interrogative sentences. The findings indicated that the students' errors in this study were 318 (50,4%) case of mistakes on misformation; 175 (27,8%) case of errors on addition; 100 (15,9%) case of errors on misordering; and 37 (5,9%) case of errors on omission. It can be concluded that misformation in the most frequent errors, while failure is the rarest error in this research. Keywords: error analysis, constructing negative and interrogative sentence
Putri Anita Simbolon, Feber Anggelina Br Bangun, Sumianti Magdalena Pardede, Jelinta Br Tarigan, Sri Ninta Br Tarigan
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 287-295; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i2.1010

The research aims to know that Vocabulary Self-collection Strategy (VSS) can improve students’ vocabulary mastery and to find out how far Vocabulary Self-Collection Strategy (VSS) can be useful for the students' vocabulary mastery at the second-grade students of SMP Sinar Husni Medan. The methodology of this research used Classroom Action Research. It was conducted on a two-cycle. In analyzing the data, the researcher used quantitative data. The implementation of Vocabulary Self-collection Strategy (VSS) in teaching vocabulary at eight grade students was successful. It can be seen from the progress of the mean score in cycle I to cycle II. Mean score in a period I 71.20 % and rating in cycle II 78.80 %. The implementation Vocabulary Self-collection Strategy (VSS) as a learning strategy was not only increasing students' mean score but also increase students' motivation and behavior. The students were more interested, happy, and active in teaching-learning English, especially vocabulary. Based on the result above, it could be concluded that Vocabulary Self - Collection Strategy (VSS) improved their students’ vocabulary mastery. Keywords: vocabulary mastery, vocabulary self-collection strategy (VSS)
Darman Pangaribuan, Stefani Agustina, Anggie Pratiwi, Elfian Manalu, Yenita Br Sembiring
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 274-286; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i2.1016

This thesis was aimed to find teacher communication strategies during classroom interaction. This research was conducted in SMP SWASTA Brigjend Katamso 1 Medan. The subject of this research was the English Teacher. We used a qualitative approach, more specifically classroom discourse analysis, in analyzing this study since the source of the data were communication strategies which are used by an English teacher in communicating with her students during an English teaching-learning activity. We took the data by recording 90 minutes of English Lessons. We used Faerch and Kasper as a framework for this data analysis, for the reason of its specification and newness. The result showed that the five strategies used were repetition. From those strategies, code-switching was the strategy that was most frequently used by the teacher during the process of teaching and learning. The teacher`s reasons for applying those communication strategies were to overcome the communication barriers that occur between the teacher and the students to help the students understand and memorize the material more accessible. The result of the interview also showed that the students had a good perception of the implementation of communication strategies used by the teacher in the classroom. Keywords: Achievement strategies, Communication strategies, Reduction strategies, Teacher
Herna Sianturi, Christina Siahaan, Syarifah Isma Dinda, Yenita Br Sembiring
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 265-273; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i2.1045

This research aims to find out the student's Reading Descriptive Text. The method used in this research is qualitative; the study was conducted at SMA Swasta Pencawan Medan with the samples were 30 students of XI MIA-2. The researcher used multiple-choice with ten questions, reading tests, and interviews. The data collected from the students' scores. The result showed that there is 0 student or 0 % who was categorized excellent, there were two students or 6,67% who were classified as very good, there were seven students or 23,3 % who categorized as good, there were seven students or 23,3% were categorized as fair, there were five students or 16,7 % who were classified unsatisfactory. There were nine students or 30 % who were categorized very poorly. So, from the result, the researcher can conclude that the students were still in the poor category. Keywords: reading, comprehension; reading comprehension problem; descriptive
Stevani Lika Sari Tarigan, Marta Rejeki Manalu, Ayu Supriani Tampubolon, Yenita Br Sembiring
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 258-264; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i2.1019

The research aims to find out the student's strategies in translating idioms. The method used in this study qualitative descriptive, this study was conducted at SMA SwastaPencawan Medan with the samples were 23 students of XI-MIA-2. The researcher used an essay test with 25 questions to translate idioms sentences. The result collection collected data from the students convert sentence researchers provided the database on the results of students' strategies in translating idioms on an essay test. Using a phrase of similar meaning in form result show there were 61 (34,27%), using a language of same meaning but dissimilar form in form show there were 19 (10,67%), translating by paraphrase in form result show there were 70 (39,33%) and translation by omission in form show there were 28 (15,73%). The result showed that many students translate idioms sentences with translation by paraphrase. The dominant strategies students are predominantly translation by paraphrase, and most students cannot turn the idiom in to the sentence that has been given. Keywords: strategies, translation idiom sentences, senior high school
Helmida Barus, Dorsita Sitohang, Meyna Malango, Seprosari Simbolon
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 247-257; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i2.1020

This study aims to discuss teacher communication strategies to students in improving student achievement. According to researchers obstacles what teachers face in improving student achievement is concerned free time or opportunity to gather (discuss) between the teacher and student. This research is a type of qualitative research, which researchers as the key instrument, from the interview results the researcher gave a picture of that teacher communication strategies in creasing student achievement in more schools to rewards, in reality teacher often misinterterpret strategies this, The teacher only understands the form of punishment given to students who guilty, even thought the reward should also be given to students who achievers in the form of gifts, praise and others. From the three studies above it can be concluded In the learning process still found 15 students from 30 students who have difficulty in communicating, so it is very influential in the participation and achievement of students learning. To solve the problem, it is by using a learning method that requires students to be actively communicating, dare to express opinions. The problem that is examined in this research is how the form of teacher communication with the students occurs Keywords : communication strategies, English language learning.
Dewi Saktiyah Al Khoiriyah
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 238-246; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i1.984

The objectives of the researcher is to describe Unconscious Mind and Anxiety, this research mainly aimed to answer, ‘How is the anxiety reflected in Face in the Crowd movie script?’ , ‘How do the anxieties lead to fantasy in Face in the Crowd movie script?’. Those two problems are analyzed with Psychological of literature or Psychoanalytical approach. The researcher used a qualitative descriptive method in classifying and analyzing the data,the data was taken from movie script entitled Face In the crowd by Julian Magnat. Then, the result of analysis is the description of unconscious mind and anxiety in the main character. In this analysis the researcher divided it into two main points, such as the anxiety in Face in the Crowd movie script, and the anxieties lead to fantasy. Finally, the conclusion from this analysis there are only a few dialogues that show moral anxieties experienced by Anna. And it can be concluded that is the anxiety felt Anna objectivy reality. Anxiety objectivy reality itself is an anxiety that comes from the fear of the danger in the outside world. Then fantasy does not only occur during sleep but when he appeared conscious but without realizing it. The main character in the film derives satisfaction from fantasies that arise when together with her ​​husband, with the Anna vision abnormalities. And fantasy is a process of daydreaming (dreamy) or imagining action to provide an escafrom reality, with satisfaction the achievements obtained and pleasure that are imaginary or die as a hero who does not sin. Keyword: unconscious mind, anxiety, fantasy, and dream
Sri Utami
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 201-218; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i1.996

The purpose of this research is to analyze initial vocabulary of nouns in the field of Legal Studies had by the first semester students of Law Study Program of University of Kutai Kartanegara in academic year 2019/2020. This study used descriptive qualitative design. The research subjects were 10 students of the first semester. The instrument of the study was vocabulary test in the form of written test by using match type test. The results of this study are as follows: (1) there were 9 words that became the most common initial vocabularies of nouns in the field of Legal Studies, (2) There were 6 words that became the most unfamiliar nouns for almost all the students. Based on the findings of the research it could be summarized (1) the initial vocabularies of nouns in the field of Legal Studies were varies but still very limited; (2) the nouns in the field of Legal Studies that were not familiar for the students were also varies. It meant that each student has different familiar and unfamiliar nouns. The initial vocabularies of nouns in the field of Legal Studies had by the students were different one each other. Some students had more initial vocabularies but some others had less initial vocabularies. Keywords: initial vocabularies, nouns, legal studies
Kristiani Lisma Vera Br Ginting, Dinda Syafitri, Cahaya Riama Yanti Nehe, Nita Paskarina Manullang, Sri Ninta Tarigan
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 230-237; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i1.1000

The purpose of this research is to find does the animation movies can improve students’ skill and ability in writing narrative text at SMP Swasta TD Pardede Foundation at VII grade in academic year2018/2019. In this research, the researchers used classroom action research and was conducted in two cycles. Each cycles consist of four steps, there are: planning, action, observing and reflecting. This research used quantitative and qualitative research to collect the data, researchers conduct tests. The tests are pre-test and post-test.The result showed that the teaching students’ skill in writing using video can improve students’ skill in writing narrative text. An increase in mean scores indicates that there is an increase in students’ skill. The student’s pre-test score was 63.69; it increased to 72.50 in the first post-test up to 78.02 in the second post-test. From the result of the study, it can be concluded that teaching writing skill using animation videos can improve students’ writing skill. Keyword: narrative, animation movie
Yudha Suranta P Siregar, Natalia Widya Pasca Tarigan, Cindy Ika Mawarni, Christine Widyantari Br Simanjuntak, Alfian Tanjaya
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, Volume 3, pp 189-200; doi:10.31539/leea.v3i1.995

This research aims to classify and analyze students’ types and sources of errors in writing recount text using simple past tense. This research used descriptive qualitative research. Furthermore, researchers used a written test and chose the 2nd grade students of Senior High School and observed 20 students. It was found the students do all the types of errors. Selection errors was the most common types of errors with 94 or 44,98% of errors. The second was the omission errors with 56 or 26,79% of errors. The third was the addition errors with 43 or 20,57% of errors. Then the last was misordering errors with 16 or 07,66% of errors. Furthermore, the errors weren’t caused by Indonesian language’s system but the complexity of English language’s system. Moreover, the lack of students’ understandings of grammar was the cause of the errors. In this research, most of the students didn’t understand present and past form of the verbs. It can be concluded that students had difficulty in writing using properly grammar because the English language’s system. Keywords: error analysis, types of errors, sources of errors.
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