Journal of English Educational Study (JEES)

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EISSN : 26550776
Current Publisher: LPPM STKIP Persada Khatulistiwa Sintang (10.31932)
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Dody Sugiarto, Agci Hikmawati
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 97-105; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.525

Abstract:The background of conducting this reseach began with the intention to develope an approprite English learning media for Junior High School students in the rural area by utilizing the traditional games. The seventh grade students of SMP N 1 Mendobarat, Bangka Regency academic year of 2018/2019 were involved as the population with 30 students as the samples taken by using purposive random sampling. In this Research and Development Research (R&D), the data were obtained from the distributed pre-test and post-test questionnaires. The procedures applied in this research were the one adopted from Lee and Owen (2004) with the following steps; analyzing students’ need by distributing the need analysis questionnaire, designing English learning media according to the data of need analysis, developing the first draft of the learning media, asking experts’ judgement, and validating it. Two kinds of test which were Alpha testing that involved material and content experts, and Beta testing that involved students were applied in the validation phase. Based on the finding of the research, it was found that the traditional games based English learning media was feasible to use by the seventh grade students of SMP N 1 Mendobarat, Bangka Regency. Therefore, this research leads to the recommendation to the students and teachers to consider traditional games as a feasible media to learn English.Key words: Traditional Game, Learning Media, English
Muhammad Zainuddin
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 53-62; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.465

Abstract:This research aims to find out (1) the influence of using the Hypnoteaching method in improving students’ motivation, (2) the influence of using the Hypnoteaching method towards students’ reading achievement and (3) the influence of using the Hypnoteaching method in enhancing students’ motivation and reading achievement. This is quasi-experimental research with the pre-test and post-test control group design. This research was conducted at class XI students in Madrasah Aliyah Negeri Unggul Tenggarong in the period of 2015/2016. The data were collected using tests and non-test. The data were analyzed by using the Multivariate Analyses of Variance (MANOVA) at the significance level of 95 % (p=0.05). The results of this research are as follows. (1) There is an influence of students’ learning motivation after teaching by using the Hypnoteaching method. There is a significant difference in students’ reading achievement after teaching by using the Hypnoteaching method. The Hypnoteaching method affects students’ achievement in reading and student’s learning motivation after getting treatment, the data of Wilks’Lambda have a significance (F-value = 6.963) and sig = 0.02< 0.
Magpika Handayani
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 63-69; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.490

Abstract:Academic writing is one type of writing that should be mastered by students in Polytechnic of Tonggak Equator Pontianak. Academic writing is very important because it functions as a way to express an idea or another way of communication in doing research. Academic writing is essential to process in writing academic articles. Moreover, writing skills are an important part of communication. Academic writing is a specific ability of communication to put writers’ ideas on paper, to organize their knowledge, and then how to make sentences become a paragraph. This research is descriptive qualitative research. The writer collected the data by giving instructions to the students to write an academic article. The respondents are 60 students who are the representative of the students from class A to F in semester 5. This semester is chosen because they have academic writing subject. The result of the research shows that the most crucial problem in writing a sentence in academic context by students of Polytechnic Tonggak Equator Pontianak is in the sentence category. In this problem, students are not able to vary their sentences in their paragraphs that might cause the quality of their sentence is not proficient.Keyword: Sentence Feature, Academic Writing, Politeknik Tonggak Equator Students
Si Putu Agung Ayu Pertiwi Dewi, Ni Komang Purwaningsih
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 106-112; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.530

Abstract:This research is a classroom action research on improving English vocabulary in kindergarten students through health education video. The purpose of this study is to find out the improvement of English vocabulary through early health education video. The results of this study indicate an increase in English vocabulary through the health education video on preschool students of Pradnyandari I Kindergarten. The research method used in this research is Action research with the subject of TK Pradnyadari I Kindergarten student. Data collection techniques are using observation, documentation interviews and a collection of English words about dental and oral health through early health education video. This research was conducted in 3 cycles. The results showed an increase in vocabulary ability in English through early health education video on Pradnyandari I Kindergarten. The increase in the first cycle was 40.65%, in the second cycle, 48% and a significant increase of 65.9% was in the third cycle. It can be concluded that the increase in vocabulary through early health education videos is effectively implemented to students of Pradnyandari I Kindergarten.Keywords: English, vocabulary, health education video
Tuti Tuti
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 113-121; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.532

Abstract:Vocabulary is one of the essential elements in learning language. Survey data shows that students in kindergarten not easy to memorize new vocabulary. Therefore, researcher tries to analyze the method and media used by the teacher in teaching vocabulary. The objectives of the study are 1) to find out the methods and media that are used by the teacher in teaching vocabulary at Taman Indria Kindergarten. 2) to know the underlying reason of the teacher using those methods and media in teaching vocabulary.The research approach is qualitative, with the research method used is descriptive. The study population was students of Taman Indria children age 3-5 years old the class consist of 20 students. The data were collected through observation, checklist, field note, video transcription and interview. The data were analyzed based on the characteristics of the methods which teacher applied in every activity. The results of the research showed that the teacher in Taman Indria mostly used Direct method and Total physical respond meanwhile, media that she used is whiteboard and picture.Keywords: teacher; young learner; vocabulary; method; media
Yustina Selong
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 78-86; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.500

Abstract:This research is a Classroom Action Research (CAR). Numbered Head Together (NHT) was used as the technique to improve students’ reading comprehension which was conducted in two cycles. The subject of this research were the tenth grade students of social 3 class in SMA Negeri 2 Sungai Kakap in the academic year of 2017/2018. The class consisted of 35 students. The data collection used observation and measurement technique. The results showed that Numbered Head Together (NHT) technique could improve students’ ability in reading comprehension. Moreover, it could influence the students’ attention, and also motivated them in learning activities as the result of the groups’ discussion. Through the use of Numbered Head Together (NHT) technique, the students were able to participate in teaching learning process. They became serious in listening to the teacher’s explanations and worked cooperatively with their friends in each group. They were also more active, enthusiastic, and more confident in following class activities which resulted on the better atmosphere of the classroom that was more enjoyable and alive. Keywords:Reading Comprehension, Numbered Head Together and Classroom Action Research
Dwi Cahyadi Wibowo, Betty Nur Dwi Jayanti, Valentinus Ola Beding
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 87-96; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.517

Abstract:The background of the problem in this study is the low interest of students in writing because they consider writing to be unpleasant, students' low understanding of the material, many students find it difficult to write free poetry, low strategies, models, or learning methods and learning media used by teachers less interesting and fun that makes students pay less attention to lessons while in class.The purpose of this study was to improve the improvement of poetry writing skills freely using the current writing strategy, here in class V B of State Elementary School 23 Clogging the 2018/2019 school year. The form of this research is classroom action research carried out in two cycles. Each cycle consists of four stages, namely planning, implementation, observation, and reflection.The subjects of the study were students of class V B of Elementary School 23 menyumbung which amounted to 23 students. Data sources came from class V B students, V B grade teachers, learning activities and documents. To collect data used observation sheets, test questions and student interview sheets. The results of class action research show that the current writing strategy, here can significantly improve students' free poetry writing skills. Student learning outcomes in the first cycle of all the questions given obtained an average value of 64.22. In the second cycle of the overall questions given an average value of 70.68 was obtained so that the average increase of 6.46 was obtained. And the students' response to the strategies used was easy to understand and fun. So it can be concluded that there was an increase in poetry writing skills. free to use the current write strategy, here.
Rahmat Basuki
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 70-77; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.492

Abstract:: The reserach aims is identify and understand thoroughly foreign language education contained in Pelangi Melbourne Novel by Zahairi Misrawi. The research is qualitative Approach with analysis methode uses a structural study semiotic. The sourche of data is a Pelangi Melbourne Novel. The Data collected by reading over to understand and obtain data of foreign language education foreigners the factor personal and socio-cultural factors with semiotic structural study Methode.So, The data are grupp suitable foreigh learning theory. After that, Tha analyzing and doing interpretation is based on the theory foreign language learning. The researchers finded personal and social factors culture in Semiotic structural Study data are : form of icons 42 (36%) index of 58 (52%) and the symbol of 10 (13%). Third The semiotic is provide interpretation about foreign language education contained in the novel.Based on Pelangi Melbourne Novel, The Story gives an explanation that language education is not only requires learning English, but need the living environment and learning support. Personal, All students must have believe that self-nature both within the class and outside the classroom so that he is ready to communicate, eliminating anxiety and so forth. In addition, educational institutions must also be provide student residence so it is easy and convenient for students practice the English language without Indonesian rule out as national language.Keywords: Foreign Language, Education, Novel, factor personal, social and cultural factors, structural semiotic
Dina Merris Maya Sari
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 122-131; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i2.520

Abstract:Writing is one of the most important skill to mastery English. But there are many students get difficulties in writing. They worried when they make errors in their writing. To overcome this problem, the researcher uses corrective feedback. Here, corrective feedback is used to revise the students’ writing. It is hoped by this technique, the students can revise to make better and correct in writing. Based on the reason above, the objective of the study is “to know the effectiveness of using corrective feedback in paragraph writing class”. This research is experimental studies and the researcher uses quantitative research. In experimental quantitative research, there are two groups of students participated in the study, control and experimental group. The subject of this research is the students 2018 English Education Department. The data collection technique is by testing writing composition and the data analyze technique used t-test calculated by SPSS Statistic 17.0 to find out the difference between students’ pretest and posttest scores of experimental and control group. This result show that the experimental group which is taught by using corrective feedback get high scores than the control group which is not taught by using corrective feedback.
Harpiansi Harpiansi, Fatimah Kesuma Astuti
Journal of English Educational Study (JEES), Volume 2, pp 1-10; doi:10.31932/jees.v2i1.360

Abstract:: This research aimed to increase the English vocabulary mastery of the deaf students, especially in the material of instruction by using the total physical response method with word wall picture in the first grade of SMP Luar Biasa Negeri Martapura in the academic year of 2014/2015. The subject of this research consisted of 9 students. The method used in this research was Classroom Action Research (CAR) designed based on the model proposed by Kemmis and McTaggart. This research was conducted in three cycles, in which for each cycle consisted of 3 meetings. It consisted of a planning phase, acting, observing, and reflecting. To answer the research questions, qualitative and quantitative were collected. The qualitative data were obtained through observation, while the quantitative data were obtained through tests and a questionnaire. The result showed there was an increase of the deaf students’ English vocabulary mastery. The pre-cycle test mean score was 48.89, while the mean score in the test of cycle 1, cycle 2, and cyle 3 was respectively 56.67, 63.89, and 78.89. So, the criteria of success had been achieved. The data obtained through the questionnaire showed there was a positive response given by the students in the teaching-learning process of English vocabulary using the total physical response method with word wall picture. In which the mean score of the pre-questionnaire was 32.22%. Then the mean of the post-questionnaire was 77.04%, so it increased as much as 44.82%. Furthermore, the results of observation showed that deaf students were motivated in the teaching-learning process during the implementation of total physical response method with word wall picture. Keywords: Total physical response, word wall picture, vocabulary mastery, deaf students, and classroom action research.