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Getsempena English Education Journal
Getsempena English Education Journal (e-ISSN 2502-6801) is a periodical scientific publication dedicated to lecturers, students and educational observers to disseminate relevant research, thought and research results in the field of English. Any visitor to this site can browse abstracts, read journal contents and download PDF files.
Articles by issue : Vol 1, No 1 (2014)
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AN ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH AND INDONESIAN IDIOMS AND PROVERBS

Syarfuni, Syarfuni ( STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2014)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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This study described a study about an analysis of English and Indonesian idioms and proverbs. This research purposed to analyze the differences and similarities between English and Indonesian idioms and proverbs that used in daily life. Idiom is a set of word that have different meaning from the basic word. Proverb is a speech that can be used in everyday life for many situation that containing parable, comparison, and advice to that can apply as the way of life. The researcher used some research methodology such as research design, source of data, collecting data, data analysis and research instrument. The methodology of this study is library research. Based on researcher analysis English and Indonesian idioms and proverbs actually almost the same in meaning, but they have their own culture to deliver ideas about idioms and proverbs. It is misunderstanding among the people when they have to deliver the proverb in different culture and socities. So the writer concluded that there are similarities and differences between idioms and proverbs of English and Indonesian but it is depended on their culture. . Key Words: Analysis, Idiom, Proverb, English and Indonesian.

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF VISUAL PRINTED MEDIA IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

Rahmi, Regina ( STKIP BBG Bnada Aceh )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2014)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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This study which was conducted at SD Islam Laboratorium Neuhen, Mesjid Raya is intended to figure out how the implementation of visual printed media in English language teaching to the six levels. The study was conducted case study research design. The population was 44 and the sample was taken by using nonprobability sample that is convenience sampling was 22 students and 1 English teacher. The research problems are: (1) what kinds of visual printed media are used by the teacher in teaching English? (2) how does the teacher implement visual printed media in teaching English? (3) what are the obstacles faced by the teacher in teaching English by using visual printed media The data were collected by using instruments, namely: observation checklist sheets, interview guidelines, and documentations. Based on the data analysis, it was found that (1) the English teacher at SD Islam Laboratorium used book, magazine and newspaper as printed media. (2) the teacher did three phases in using visual printed media. They are: (a) preparation; learning curriculum and syllabus, the teacher matches the basic competences with appropriate visual printed media, preparing the visual printed media, bring the media to the class, recognizing the types of the students (b) core activity; students’ question about media, student-centered in learning process while using media, good interaction in using visual printed media, cognitive-affective-psychomotor of the student in using visual printed media (c) closing; summarization of using visual printed media, motivation/moral value of using visual printed media, giving homework. In addition the teacher did positive performance in using visual printed media (3) some difficulties faced by the teacher in the implementation of visual printed media in English language teaching, they are: designing lesson plan and preparing appropriate teaching materials as visual printed media. So, it is suggested that English teacher should use the visual printed media, because they are the effective tools in English teaching-learning process. Key words: English Language Teaching, Visual Printed Media

AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PRE-QUESTIONING STRATEGY IN TEACHING READING

Rusmiati, Rusmiati ( STKIP BBG Banda Aceh )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2014)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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In reading, to comprehend the text the readers should be able to manage every part of the text, because it is easy to gain the comprehension in reading when the readers are able to organize the text. Sometimes, they may find form of pre-questioning and it is important for them to comprehend a reading text with having knowledge in general view of the text. Theoretically, pre-questioning itself can build the students’ interest and motivation before students read the whole text. Moreover, the students can predict what will be discussed on the text. In line with this study, students may improve their reading comprehension if they know about pre-questioning and it is very important to understand about pre-questioning in order to get good comprehension in reading. Based on the explanation above, it is interested to figure out an overview of the effect pre-questioning in teahing reading comprehension and to know the rule of pre-questioning that tends to build the students’ interest and motivation to read the text.Key words: Pre-questioning, Reading

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH IN TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION

ZA, Maulizan ( STKIP BBG Banda Aceh )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2014)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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This Study is talk about “The Implementation Of Communicative Approach In Teaching Reading Comprehension (an experimental study in the second year student of SMP Negeri 18 Banda Aceh). The aim of this study is to Know the improvement of students’ achievement through the application of communicative approach than the grammar-translation method in reading comprehension. The sample of this study was two classes taken from the second year students of Sekolah Menengah Pertama Negeri 18 Banda Aceh. The total samples from both of second year student from SMPN 18 who took part when the data taken ware 54 students. In collecting data, the writer gave a set of test to the two groups. The test was provided by a passage titled Charity Day taken from English book for Junior High School Student. The test consisted 10 WH questions, five multiple choice and five True- False questions. In analyzing the data the writer used t-test to see the significant different between the two groups in reading comprehension.  The mean and standard deviation score for group A (experimental group) was 62,64 and 13,50. While the mean and standard deviation for group B (control group) was 60,96 and13,23. The result of t-test of the two groups was 1,697. It was considered higher than t value on the table of significance at level 0,05 and 52 for the degree of freedom which was stated 1,684. So the research hypothesis (H1) was accepted and null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. The writer concluded that the application of communicative approach is more effective than grammar translation method in teaching reading comprehension to the second year students of Junior High School (SMP) Negeri 18 Banda Aceh. Key words: Teaching Reading, Communicative Approach 

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ERROR CORRECTION FEEDBACK IN IMPROVING STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILL ( An Experimental Study at English Department of UIN-Ar-Raniry)

Rosdiana, Rosdiana

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2014)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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Writing is the way of expressing ideas or opinions in written words. Teaching how to write effectively is one of the most important life-long skills educators impart to their students. When teaching writing, educators must be sure to select resources and support materials that not only aid them in teaching how to write, but that will also be the most effective in helping their students learn to write. As the last stage of writing process, rivising designed to reexamine and reevaluate the students’ error in a piece of writing. In this case, error correction feedback become on of important steps to applied in teaching English Writing in order to improve students’ writing proficiency. Therefore, this study attempts to identify the effectiveness of error correction feedback in improving students’ writing skill at English Department of UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh. The correction focused on the five aspects of writing; content, organization, grammar, word choice and mechanics. This study employed an experimental design. It is intended to find out any significant difference on the students’ writing before and after they are taught by applying error correction feedback. The technique of data analysis is using T-test. Having analyzed the statistical computation, it can be concluded that the difference between the two means is significant. By those facts, Ho is rejected and Ha is accepted. Thus, Error Correction Feedback is effective in improving the students’ writing ability.Keywords: Error Correction, Writing Ability.

APPLYING TWO STAY - TWO STRAY STRATEGY TO IMPROVE STUDENTS READING COMPREHENSION

Sukmayati, Sukmayati ( Guru Bahasa Inggris, SMA Laboratorium Unsyiah Banda Aceh )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2014)
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This study aims to improve students’ reading comprehension of review text using Two Stay-Two Stray strategy. The subject of this study was 23 students of the twelfth year of SMA Laboratorium Unsyiah; thai is XII-IPS. This study was a collaborative action research design which consists of four main steps: planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. It was conducted in two cycles and each cycle consists of two meetings. The data was taken from quiz, observation checklist and field notes. The findings indicate that using Two Stay-Two Stray strategy can improve the students’ comprehension of review text as well as the students participation. The number of students that reach the minimum standard score in cycle 1 is 64% while in cycle 2 increases to be 87%. The average of students’ involvement in Cycle 1 was 71% (16  students were actively involved) and the average of students’ involvement in Cycle 2 was 86% (19 students were actively involved). It means that the success indicator was reached in cycle 2. Based on the findings, it can be concluded that Two Stay Two Stray strategy is effective in improving students reading comprehension and active participation. Therefore, it is recommended that this strategy can be used as an alternative strategy in teaching reading. Key words ; reading comprehension, two stay two stay strategy