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USING STORYTELLING FOR TEACHING VOCABULARY Farizawati, Farizawati
English Education Journal Vol 7, No 2 (2016): English Education Journal (EEJ)
Publisher : University of Syiah Kuala

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The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of using the Storytelling Technique for teaching vocabulary to fifth grade students at Primary School, SDN 1 Peukan Pidie, Sigli. An experimental design was used in this study and the data was collected through a test as the instrument. The population of this study was all the fifth grade students at SDN 1 Peukan Pidie, Sigli and two classes were taken as the sample, one as the experimental class and the other as the control. The experimental class was taught using the Storytelling Technique, whilst the control class was taught by memorizing words. A pre-test and a post-test were used to collect the data. The data was then analyzed using statistical processes. The results showed that the mean score of the post-test from the experimental class was significantly higher than that from the control class (77 > 65). Furthermore, the result of the t-test from the experimental class was higher than that from the control class (10.98 >7.45). These results showed that the students taught using the Storytelling Technique achieved better scores than those taught by using the Memorizing Words Technique.
THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH IN TEACHING ENGLISH AT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jamaliah, Jamaliah; Fauziah, Fauziah; Farizawati, Farizawati
Proceedings of ISELT FBS Universitas Negeri Padang Vol 5 (2017): The Proceedings of International Seminar on English Language and Teaching
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Padang

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This study was intended to obtain the information on the teachers’ understanding of Communicative Approach principles and the way of the teachers’ implementation of the principles in teaching English. The subjects of this study were eighteen English teachers at four Junior High Schools in Sigli, Aceh. The data were collected from multiple sources such as observation, questionnaires and documents. Table of frequency and percentage were used to analyze the data that had been grouped and classified based on the research problems. Finding shows that most of English teachers (88,8%) have understood about Communicative Approach principles. They got the information about the principles from The 1994 Curriculum, related books, in-service training and from the articles of education. And most of them (77.7 % ) also implemented Communicative Approach principles in teaching English at Junior High Schools in Sigli through some activities such as games, describe and draw, role play, questions and answers, simple dialogues and problem solving. Fourteen of respondents (77.7%) agree that Communicative Approach is still suitable to use in teaching English even though curriculum is changed. Because this teaching method can develop four language skills and language components such as vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar as suggested. It was not only appropriate to the 1994 Curriculum and the 2004 Curriculum but also appropriate to the 2013 Indonesian National Curriculum. All of the respondents used textbooks that provided communicative tasks in presenting the material of teaching. Most of the respondents helped and appreciated the students in any way in learning to produce good utterances.
Improving Students’ Speaking Skill by Using Animation video”. (An experimental study at the second year students of SMPN 1 Muara Tiga) Farizawati, Farizawati
Jurnal Sains Riset Vol 7, No 1 (2017): April 2017
Publisher : Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat (LPPM) Universitas Jabal Ghafur

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Speaking is an activity that has speaker, listener and also topic, problem and story. Animation Video is a film created by using a picture motion. Many of students interest with the video or film to disappear boring in studying. This study is aim to find that if the application of Animation Video will give better result on studentsâ?? speaking skill. The population are all of students of SMP N I Muara Tiga that consist of 208 students. The writer took two classes as the sample. There were class IIa as an Experimental class and class IIb as a Control class which each of class consists of 18 students and total sample of the students were 36. To obtain the data, the writer gave pre-test and post-test as the instrument. The result showed that the significant different between the studentsâ?? score in experimental class and control class. It could be seen from the result of mean of different for each of class in which the mean of difference score in experimental class was 26,38 while the mean of difference score in control class was 11,38. It showed the mean of difference score in experimental class was higher than the control class (26,38 > 11,38). It also could be seen from the result of the t-test score. The result of t-test score in the experimental class was 11,63 while the result of t-test score in control class was 3,44. It showed the t-test score on the experimental class was higher than control class (11,63 > 3,44). Meanwhile, the result of t-table with the level of significance with Df (É?) 5% (0,05) was 2,03. It indicated that the t-test score (to) of both of the experimental class and control class was higher than t-table (tt). there are : (11,63 > 2,09) and (3,44 > 2,09). Because of to higher than tt, it concluded that Ha was accepted and Ho was rejected. Key words : Speaking, Animation Video