VELES Voices of English Language Education Society

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EISSN : 2579-7484
Current Publisher: Universitas Hamzanwadi (10.29408)
Total articles ≅ 73

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Nurul Lailatul Khusniyah, State Islamic University of Mataram
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 231-238; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2554

Learning strategy has an important role in the English reading comprehension learning process. To comprehend the text, reading strategy focuses on students’ critical learning. The aims of the study to get teachers’ perception of SQ4R strategy application in English reading comprehension class through zoom application. The method of study used descriptive qualitative. The process of collecting data used observation and questionnaire. The data is taken from the teacher that taught English Reading Comprehension subject in semester two at English Department UIN Mataram. The data analysis used data reduction, data display, and taking a conclusion. The result of the finding concluded that 80% showed a positive attitude towards the SQ4R strategy in the English reading comprehension class. It can be comprehended from the increase in students' reading comprehension skills. The study results have implications for the suitability of the SQ4R strategy in the reading class through online learning such as zoom.
G. A. P. Suprianti, Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 152-162; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2536

In this global era, everything changes into technology-based likewise teaching method. In teaching, technology can be used as teaching variation and this study was aimed to develop technology-based English language learning media for sixth grade elementary students by using Powtoon animation video. This study’s objectives was for developing the prototype product. This study used Design and Development (D&D) method by three steps based on ADDIE model. The stages are analysis, design, develop. Since the steps used were only three, then the product was only in the form of prototype product. In order to develop the prototype product, need analysis, designing the product based on the analysis, and then development were done. The product was quantitatively analyzed by using expert judgment. The result of the experts judgment showed that the prototype product was categorized as an excellent media after some revisions and suggestions from material and IT expert.
Rifari Baron, Posgraduate Program Universitas Indraprasta Pgri Jakarta
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 213-221; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2543

Online applications become a medium that helps the learning process of English in the classroom easier. Many online applications can be used to learn to speak English. Therefore, the aim of this study is to identify suitable online applications for learning to speak English that suits student needs. The research method uses descriptive qualitative. The data collection process is interview, observation, and questionnaire. Data analysis used three steps, namely data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing. The results showed that the zoom and google hangouts meet is a popular video application. While website Youtube is a web application chosen interestingly for English speaking learning and social media WhatsApp is easy to use in English speaking learning. It is able to make a group. The implication of study is to increase teacher’s creativity to use the online application.
Sumit Choemue, Xavier Learning Community Chiang Rai, Barli Bram, Sanata Dharma University
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 222-231; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2540

This paper investigated the Thai students’ mastery of parts of speech in English. It is urgent to conduct this study because it would explore the students’ difficulties in identifying parts of speech when producing grammatical sentences and then assist them in tackling the language challenges. The data consisted of 30 written reflections produced by students belonging to two classes and were collected from all of the 30 students of batch 2018 pursuing their Bachelor of Arts degrees at Xavier Learning Community (XLC) in Chiang Rai, Thailand. This error analysis study examined the (mis)use of the four main parts of speech or syntactic categories, namely adjectives, adverbs, nouns and verbs in written reflections of XLC students. Results showed that in general the students still faced challenges in recognizing and using parts of speech grammatically in writing reflections. The highest number of mistakes involved adjectives, namely 32 times (46.37%), and consecutively followed by nouns, 18 (26.08%), verbs, 15 (21.73%) and adverbs, 4 (5.79%).
Siti Ayu Surayya, Universitas Hamzanwadi, Maman Asrobi
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 177-190; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2417

With the world demand to provide digital school, this study examines how the integration among technology, pedagogy and content knowledge in writing context as the part of TPACK framework on the practical EFL teachers. The samples of this study are 27 of practical English teachers divided into three level of achiever (low, middle, and high). They were taking the Writing and Assessment courses as the part of their education to achieve the bachelor degree in Universitas Hamzanwadi, a private University in Lombok, Indonesia. This research took about six months of teaching and learning process. The observation and document results of the practical EFL teachers become the data primer of this study since the researchers act directly as the lecturer in the writing course. This study uses qualitative research as it investigates a process of teaching learning that lasted several months and happened in a particular setting. The result of study showed that the practical teachers’ writing content and pedagogy knowledge were better than their technological knowledge. Furthermore, the high achievers of practical EFL teachers perform a good TPK and TCK rather than they who come from middle and low achiever.
Asti Gumartifa, Universitas Muhammadiyah Palembang, Indah Windra Dwie Agustiani
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 118-129; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2199

Gaining English language learning effectively has been discussed all years long. Similarly, Learners have various troubles outcomes in the learning process. Creating a joyful and comfortable situation must be considered by learners. Thus, the implementation of effective learning strategies is certainly necessary for English learners. This descriptive study has two purposes: first, to introduce the classification and characterization of learning strategies such as; memory, cognitive, metacognitive, compensation, social, and affective strategies that are used by learners in the classroom and second, it provides some questionnaires item based on Strategy of Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) version 5.0 that can be used to examine the frequency of students’ learning strategies in the learning process. The summary of this study explains and discusses the researchers’ point of view on the impact of learning outcomes by learning strategies used. Finally, utilizing appropriate learning strategies are certainly beneficial for both teachers and learners to achieve the learning target effectively.
Elisabet Hutabarat, Universitas Hkbp Nommensen, Herman Herman, Dumaris Elseria Silalahi, Partohap Saut Raja Sihombing
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 142-151; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2526

This research intended to find out components of transitive system used on news Jakarta post about some good Covid-19 related news. Therefore, the researcher formulated a question as the problem as follows: “What are components of transitive system used on news Jakarta post about some good Covid-19 related news?” The researcher used qualitative design because data are collected by using documents in form of word and a procedure of systematic analysis of content text (words, phrase, documents, etc.), analysis content by qualitative enable researchers to understand the text by grouping words that have same meaning into categories. The research finding showed that component of transitivity system. There are three transitive system namely participants, process, and circumstances. First, participants found namely goal, actor, sayer, senser, verbiage, value, token carrier, attribute, behaver, client, recipient, phenomenon, and receiver with calculate is 177 participants, the highest participant is actor (26.55%). The second process found material, mental, verbal, behavioral, relational with calculate is 103 processes, the highest process is material (44.67%). The third, circumstance found extent, locution, contingency, manner, matter, and role, with calculates are 80 times. The highest circumstance is extents or time (30 %).
Didin Nuruddin Hidayat, Uin Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Desruinova Kusuma, Alek Alek, Maya Defianty, Rahmah Purwahida, Universitas Negeri Jakarta
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 191-198; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2393

Through advertisements aired on television, electronic media, online, and printed media, it is easy for the public to obtain product information from various brands displaying attractive images, visuals, and texts. Indeed, the most significant influence in advertising is the use of text that can change potential consumer communities' perceptions and perspectives. The study aims to analyze the advertisement of two competing brands' advertisement of beauty products in gaining sympathy from the potential public customers. Despite the fact that some research studies have attempted to reveal the beauty advertisements' ideology from a Critical Discourse Analysis perspective, little has been done to uncover the comparative studies on local and international beauty products. To obtain the data, this study examined the advertisements of two competing beauty products that have been displayed on online media (YouTube). These advertisements were analyzed by using Critical Analysis (CDA) by Norman Fair Clough. CDA was divided into three interrelated dimensions: texts, discourse practices, and socio-cultural practices. The findings revealed that the texts in the advertisements were formulated in such a way to persuade and attract the sympathy of potential buyers. In addition, the texts were also created by elevating existing realities and shaping certain realities in society so that the advertisements achieved the ultimate goal of reaching the sympathy of the potential buyers.
Ida Megawati, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Darmiyati Zuchdy, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 163-176; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2555

A textbook should reflect a curriculum being applied. The compability of the philosophical foundation between the curriculum and textbook is needed to achieve the educational goals. This study aims to find the philosophical foundation of the English in Mind Students' Book and the compability of the philosophical foundation between the curriculum and the textbook. This study is an inferential content analysis. The object is the English in Mind Students' Book. The procedure is the data making; physical and referential units, sampling; six chapters, data recording, data reduction, and withdrawal of inference. This study used semantic validity and test-retest reliability. This study used analytic constructs as a reference for the meaning of data to be analyzed using conceptual domain analysis techniques. Based on data analysis, there are six philosophies namely philosophy of perennialism, progressivism, essentialism, existentialism, humanism, and social reconstruction in the English in Mind Students' book and in the curriculum 2013. It means that there is no difference in philosophical foundation between the curriculum 2013 and textbooks. Both of them also emphasize on critical thinking skills, problem solving, communication and collaboration, creative and innovative and character development for students.
Yulia Agustina, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Darmiyati Zuchdy
VELES Voices of English Language Education Society, Volume 4, pp 130-141; doi:10.29408/veles.v4i2.2261

Educational and language philosophy is the combination of education philosophy and language philosophy. Education philosophy seeks the truth in the education section. On the other hand, language philosophy is a combination of linguistics and philosophy. Hence, language is a vital medium in philosophizing. The research was aimed to ascertain the educational and language philosophy principle. This research used content analysis inferential. The data resource was ‘Basic English Handout’ for the first semester students of the Early Childhood Education Program of Hamzanwadi University. The data were collected by data making, data reduction, inference, and analyzing the data. To ascertain valid and reliable data, semantic validation data and test-retest reliability were used. The researchers used an analytical construct with a qualitative conceptual domain in analyzing data. The results showed that educational and language philosophy principle on ‘Basic English Handout’ were: existentialism, reconstructionism, and humanism. Existentialism refers to students’ activities on committing themselves in learning concrete experiences, dynamic reflection, observation, active experimentation, and creating thinking conceptualization. While, reconstructionism created students on: problem-solving, focusing on transformation (direct participation), democracy, learning by doing, cooperation in learning, and doing the exercises. Last, humanism instructed students to think inductively, explore and develop self-concept, develop their own experience and trials, actively participating, and discipline in learning activities.
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