JEE (Journal of English Education)
ISSN / EISSN : 2459-9719 / 2597-7091
Published by: Universitas Pasir Pengaraian (10.30606)
Total articles ≅ 42
Latest articles in this journal
Published: 12 February 2022
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 196-216; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i2.1102
This study is about how 55 university students perceive the learning system on communication skill through virtual class by using provided dialogue and students’ own dialogue. Provided dialogue means text of conversation taken from the book, and the lecturer brings it in the virtual class for the students to discuss, learn, and practice. Meanwhile, the students’ own dialogue refers to the assignment the lecturer gives to students in which students create dialogue within 5-6 days and the dialogue must fulfil several requirements. The instrument for collecting data is questionnaire. There are 21 items of questions in questionnaire given to students at the end of semester. The study proves that the usage of provided dialogue and plus the students’ own dialogue makes the zoom class more interesting. Other findings are the students are able to use specific expressions in communication using dialogue, in good intonation and pronunciation, in good spelling and grammar, and appropriate gestures and full confidence. Furthermore, the questionnaire also shows good point on the students’ improvements after the students have learned communication skill using both provided dialogue and the students’ own dialogue.
Published: 25 January 2022
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 147-164; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i2.854
This study explores English students’ perceptions of the use of online learning platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic. It focuses on students’ participation, accessibility, material & assignment delivery, and the preferences of online learning platforms. The researcher conducted a qualitative study by using the survey design method. It used a questionnaire as the instrument; it was then distributed and collected through Google form. There were open-ended questions that required a free text response which was used to gain the students’ perception regarding online learning implementation, while close-ended questions were used to obtain the percentage of the analyzed topic. The received responses were calculated, analyzed, and described narratively. The respondents were 87 students of three departments of STIKES Cendekia Utama Kudus in the odd semester. The result presents that students showed a positive attitude during English online learning. Since they had an unstable connection, they showed their positive effort. Their response to the material & assignment delivered by their lecturer was positive. However, the students had many obstacles during the process; accessibility still becomes their main problem. Unstable Signal strength, full smartphone storage, and given assignments need to be considering too. They need extra time to submit their assignments because of the connection. Since their connection is limited and unstable, WhatsApp, Google Meet and YouTube studio became their most favorite platform. It was quota-friendly, had a stable connection, and was flexible. They can re-play/re-read their material wherever and whenever they need it.
Published: 30 December 2021
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 165-178; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i2.822
This research focused on analyzing personal deixis. It was in pragmatics scope. There were two aims in this research. First was to identify what categories of personal deixis are used by the main character in La la land movie. Second was to explain why the most dominant category of personal deixis is used by the main character in La la land movie. A descriptive qualitative method was in this research. The data of this research were utterances that consist of personal deixis. Then, the source of data was La la land movie. The results of this research were the main character used three categories of personal deixis in La la land movie. They were first personal deixis found 43 data, second personal deixis found 23 data, and third personal deixis found 20 data. The total data were 85 data. The most dominant category used by the main character in La la land movie was first personal deixis. The main character often used first personal deixis in this movie. It was because it represented Sebastian’s struggles to solve his problems of his life, such as finding a job as a jazz pianist, reaching his dreams in Los Angeles as the famous jazz musician and had his own jazz club.
Published: 30 December 2021
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 217-228; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i2.665
This research was designed to develop appropriate listening materials based on the students’ needs of the English Department of Universitas Riau. The Research and Development (R&D) design was applied in this research. The research object was the listening materials development for the first semester students (freshmen) who took listening comprehension class. The researcher did the research started from analyzing the students’ needs, then collecting and choosing the authentic materials based on some resources and lastly developing the materials and the materials were validated by the experts. The product is in the form of collected listening materials and compact disc recorded materials. The criteria of validating materials were based on the existing syllabus and the criteria such as language, length, content, and style of delivery, delivery speed, suitability with curriculum, practicality, clarity of recording, level of difficulty, attractiveness, and effectiveness. The result of validation showed that the listening materials are valid. It can be concluded that materials can be used for the learning activities.
Published: 28 December 2021
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 179-195; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i2.1113
This study has an objective to find out the code mixing types used in Instragram bythe English Department students -Universitas Riau. The respondents of thisresearch were all related students in2016/2017 academic year. The researcherused descriptive qualitative research design and the data were collected from documents as the instrument. Then, Hoffman‟s theory (1991) was used for data analysis to find out the types of code mixing used by these students. Thus the research finding has revealed that all of the three types of code mixing appearedin the captions or comments written by the students as suggested by Hoffman. There were twenty-nine data classified into intra- sentential, two data classified into intra-lexical code mixing, two data classified into involving a change of pronunciation and two data classified into both intra-sentential code mixing and intra- lexical code mixing. Key Words: Analysis, Code Mixing, Instagram.
Published: 28 December 2021
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 133-146; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i2.1099
This research was conducted aiming to an analysis of students’ ability in writing sequence of events based on “UP” movie by the third-year students at English Language Education Study Program of Universitas Islam Riau. This study was descriptive research and the method used in this research is the quantitative method with utilizing SPSS software to calculate the frequency, percentage, and mean score. The subject of this research were the students at the third year that consisted of 35 students and this research focused on five aspects of writing. In gathering the data, this research used Google form to collect the result writing test of the students. From the data analysis of 35 students who took the writing test, 4 students were in good to excellent level which the percentage is 11.4%. 27 students were in average to good level which the percentage is 77.1%. 4 students gain poor to average level with the percentage is 11.4% and no one of the students (0%) got poor level. Based on the researcher analysis from the result of the research, the highest score that most students could gain was in the vocabulary aspect with the mean score 3.68. Meanwhile, the lowest score that the students could gain was in fluency with the mean score 3.06. So, in this case, the researcher could interpret that the third-year students were on average to good level and able to write the sequence of events of the movie.
Published: 28 September 2021
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 124-132; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i2.992
The purpose of the research were to analyze the process of word formation found in the online newspaper ANTARA NEWS and to find out what are widely used in word formation process in this news. Word formation process have 10 types those are coinage, borrowing, compounding, blending, clipping, backformation, conversion, acronym, derivation and multiple processes and in this research the researcher analyzed 5 types of word formation such as compounding, acronym, blending clipping, and derivation. The descriptive qualitative method was used in this research to investigate word formation process in Antara news in the business term. The data of this research are words that contained the process of forming English words. The instrument of this research is print out the news from the internet, classifying the word in business term, identifying and analyzing the data as the procedure of the research. The result of this research indicated that are 117 data. There are 3 types of word formation process found in this research such as compounding (9,40%), acronym (5,98%) and derivation (84,62%) . However In this research the researcher did not find blending and clipping process. The function of word formation in this research, there are those that combined to separated word, some are abbreviated of the sentence and affixes process, both of affixes at the front or back of the word. In this research, the researcher found the derivation as the most of word formation process.
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 77-102; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i1.787
Listening skill is one of the four important language competencies. However, it has not received the needed scholarly attention, not only in classroom pedagogy and curriculum planning but also in studies and researches in Applied Linguistics and Teaching English as Second Language. This study therefore attempts an investigation into the teaching and learning of listening skills in the language classroom in Ghana. It focuses on three issues in English as Second Language (ESL) listening comprehension; i) the strategies/methods for teaching listening skills, ii) the challenges for learning listening skills and iii) the ways to overcome the challenges. This descriptive qualitative study, having used two major instruments for data collection; observation and open-ended questionnaire, engaged 200 students and 7 teachers as the sample from selected Senior High Schools in the Agona West Municipality. The analysis of data revealed that indeed clarity of speaker, speed of delivery, learning environments, etc posed challenges to the teaching and learning of listening skills. It was also revealed that combining listening with other skills, predictive and summative strategies were the strategies teachers employed in teaching listening. Then, finally, the solutions to listening comprehension challenges, as revealed in the data, were indicated as including planning, overt student participation, clarity of speaker, assessment strategies, etc.
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 103-123; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i1.985
This article discusses the basic concept and theories of education, pedagogy and andragogy. It explores various scholarly definitions and consepts about tranferring the knowledge to young learners and adult learners. The article will be useful for practicing teachers, students, college and university lecturers, school-based in-service coordinators, advisory teachers and school mentors dealing with the concepts and theories of education, pedagogy, and andragogy. This is a theoretical-based on the literature study. The result of the study argues that the competencies in teaching and understanding students in learning whether young learners and adult learners are an appropriate system in education. So, educators or stakeholders should consider for more understanding about education, pedagogy and andragogy in technology era now. The success of an education is largely determined by the approach used by educators and teachers in understanding concepts of education, pedagogy and andragogy, and learning material as well.
Jee (journal of English Education), Volume 7, pp 56-64; https://doi.org/10.30606/jee.v7i1.812
Kahoot! as a game-based student response system has been widely used for new virtual learning experiences. On the other hand, the impacts of Kahoot! in learning EFL for university students have not been investigated yet. The objective of this study is to describe students’ perceptions towards the use of Kahoot! in learning EFL and explore students’ learning virtual experience by using Kahoot!. The research method used is qualitative method with data collection technique by using observation techniques and documentation techniques. Interviews were done to collect students’ perceptions. Furthermore, the benefits of using Kahoot! and the description of activities in Kahoot! have been observed. The result of the analysis revealed that students have a positive learning experience toward Kahoot!. As a result, Kahoot! can be used as an additional learning application for reviewing the materials and motivating students to learn English.