ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education
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The Influence of using Suggestopedia Method Toward Students‚?? Vocabulary Mastery at Eight Grade of the Second Semester in SMPN 06 Metro in Academic Year 2016/2017

Baihaqi, Yasmika, Rutiningsih, Maya

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 2 (2018)
Publisher : Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri (STAIN) Curup

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English is the foreign language that we have to learn it early. Not just our country, it is very important because all of the countries use it to communicate each other. It proves that language is necessary for people to interact with other people. There are some problem formulations in this research those are ‚??Is there any positive and significant influence of using suggestopedia method toward students‚?? vocabulary mastery at eight grade of the second semester in SMPN 06 Metro academic year 2016/2017?‚?Ě The objective of this research is to know influence of using suggestopedia method toward students‚?? vocabulary mastery. The kind of this research is quasi experimental design. The research was conducted at eight grade of the second semester in SMPN 06 Metro academic year 2016/2017. The researcher took two classes at eighth grade as the sample, 29 as the experiment class and 29 were included as control class which were taken by using cluster random sampling. In collecting the data, the researcher used pre-test and post-test. In analyzing the data, the researcher used parametric ttest formula. After analyzing the result of data by using parametric formula, the researcher gets the result of tratio is 3,009 and ttable 2,66. It means that tratio > ttable, Ha is accepted if tratio > ttable. So, there is significant influence of using suggestopedia method toward students‚?? vocabulary mastery at eight grade of the second semester in SMPN 06 Metro academic year 2016/2017.

Language Learning Disabilities: How Can I Help My Students with Dyslexia?

Apriani, Eka, Supardan, Dadan

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 2 (2018)
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Abstract This paper showed the language learning method in teaching disabilities students with dyslexia problem. In this article the main focus is how to teach the dyslexia students in reading skill. Furthermore, in this study also explain the causes of dyslexia which are neurological and cognitive factor. Beside of that, the characteristics of children with dyslexia divided into two stages: early childhood (preschool or kindergarten, Grade 1-3, and Grade 4-8) and middle childhood with dyslexia (High school, college, and adult). And the last teacher has important role in teaching for the students with reading disabilities and difficulties (dyslexia). Teacher can guide the student in learning, give them an interesting activities by using good strategy. Keyword: Reading Skill, Dyslexia, and Language Learning.

The Use of Total Physical Response Strategy at Junior High School of SLBN South Curup, Rejang Lebong

Gusmuliana, Paidi

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 2 (2018)
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Abstract This research aims at investigating implementation of Total Physical Response (TPR) strategy at Junior High School of SLBN Curup Selatan, for the problems came from phenomena occurred on the students with special needs who had different disability such as tunanetra/ blind students and Tunarungu/ deaf and mute students in Learning English. The objectives of this research were to find out how implementation and difficulties faced the students of using TPR strategy .Then the researcher used Qualitative research with a case study of descriptive Qualitative. The subjects were two of English teachers who managed or taught them by using TPR strategy. The techniques of collecting data in this research were observation and interview. In this case, the researcher used observation checklist and interview guidance. There were some steps to analyze the data:data reduction, data display and drawing conclusion/ verification. The result of the implementation of Total Physical Response at SMPLBN Curup Selatan that teachers could implemented Total Physical Response strategy effectively in which the students were able to receive information easily and were more enjoyable in learning English. Then the factors that could influence the difficulties for them to understanding material were from their low capacity to process information, and they need special treatment and suficient time in learning English. Key words: Total Physical Response Strategy

Conversational Gambits used by the English Education Program Students of Graduate Program of State University of Padang in Classroom Discussion

Ariani, Desti

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 2 (2018)
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This research is a descriptive research which aims at describing conversational gambits used by the English Education Program students of Graduate Program of Padang State University in organizing their utterances and interaction in classroom discussion. Purposeful sampling was used to choose 5 classroom discussions and 13 students who actively gave verbal contribution through the using of conversational gambits. The instruments used in this research were observation, field note, and also interview. The finding showed that the type of conversational gambits frequently used by the students in classroom discussion was linking gambits. The gambits used were frequently functioned as communication control. The research also revealed that the students tended to utter certain conversational gambits; ‚??okay‚?Ě and ‚??I think‚?Ě more frequently than others which was caused mainly by their habit in using those gambits in their daily communication.

The Identification of Multiple Intelligence in Relation to English Achievement of the Sixth Graders of SD Negeri 32 Palembang

Saputri, Kurnia

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 2 (2018)
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The Identification of Multiple Intelligence in relation to English Achievement of the sixth graders of SD N 32 Palembang. Based on the data analysis, there were five major findings: First, linguistic, logical, spatial, musical, and interpersonal intelligences were types of intelligence of the sixth graders. Second, most of the students dominantly have interpersonal intelligence. Third, based on the calculation of z scores (standard scores), Logical-Ma thematical intelligence was the type of intelligence that had better English achievement because this type had the positive scores higher than the negative scores. Fourth, the variance of population was homogeneous. Fifth, the mean value of population was homogeneous and correlated each other.

Padlet as Media to Improve Writing Mastery of English Department Students of Uniska 2015-2016

Lestari, Pritantina Yuni, Kurniawan, Erwin Hari

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 1 (2018)
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Multimedia has been spread out and used by many students in their live, but it is rarely to use multimedia as one of media used in teaching learning process. The objective of this study is to know whether the use of Padlet as media can improve students‚?? descriptive writing mastery of students of English Department of Uniska in the third semester. The research design used is Classroom Action Research consisting of two cycles. Each cycles consisted of three opportunities for students to have interaction using Padlet. The cycle consisted of planning, implementing, observing and reflecting. The instruments used in this research were observation check list and writing test using Padlet. Padlet was introduced from the first time of teaching learning process in the class and the following interactions were using Padlet without having direct interaction in the classroom. The first cycle was not successful because of the students got difficulty in managing time in accessing Padlet and some errors in their grammatical used. Then in the second cycle, the result showed that 18 from 20 students passed the minimum score and all students did all assignment using Padlet. From the result, it can be concluded that the implementation Padlet as media can improve students‚?? writing mastery. Keywords: Padlet, writing mastery, descriptive writing

Using Crossword Puzzle to increase Students‚?? Vocabularies for Writing Skill in Descriptive Text

Rusmawan, Putu Ngurah

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 1 (2018)
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The purpose of the study is to know using media puzzle improve the students writing descriptive text for the second graders at SMP Negeri 5 Pasuruan. The researcher used a classroom action research. This research was conducted on April 05th 2017 to May 06th 2017. To get the information about the implementation of the crossword puzzle in descriptive text for writing skill, the researcher used interview, observation, questionnaire, test and documentation. The result of the test at the end of the first cycle showed that 26 students got under 76. It was not successful because it was still below criteria of success which required at least 76 as minimum score. In the cycle two, there were 27 students who got at least or more 76. It can be concluded that all students got the criteria of success, which required at least 76 as the minimum score. Finally, it can be concluded that the result of this research showed that using crossword puzzle can improve the students‚?? writing skill in teaching learning English. It can help the students to memorize the material easily and it can give positive effect for the students Keywords: Writing, Descriptive, Crossword Puzzle.

Strategies in Learning and Techniques in Teaching English Speaking

Noviyenty, Leffi

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 1 (2018)
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Learning how to speak English fluently and accurately is always a grand task for foreign students. Strategies in learning to speak as one of important factors of speaking skill should be considered not only by foreign students but also the teachers. Students‚?? strategies in learning to speak English should be in balance with teachers‚?? techniques in teaching students to speak English. Both affect the improvement of students‚?? ability in speaking English. This research is descriptive which tries to describe and elaborate the students of SMAN 1 Curup‚??s strategies in learning to speak English and their English techniques in teaching them to speak. There were 47 third year students selected as the sample from 8 classes and 7 English teachers. The instruments used in this study were questionnaire which were given both to the students and teachers with different items and also interview guidance. The findings showed that the strategies used by SMAN 1 Curup‚??s students in learning to speak English were classified into metacognitive strategies, cognitive strategies, social strategies, and affective strategies. The English teacher techniques in teaching student were roleplay, group presentation, group discussion, speech competition, dialogues, direct correction, speaking in group, debate competition, games, and listening song. Keyword : Students‚?? Strategies, Speaking, Teachers‚?? Techniques

Peer Assessment in Facebook Comment Column about One Topic in Writing II Subject of the Fourth Semester Students of Sriwijaya University English Study Program

Inderawati, Rita, Hafiz Pratama, Ahmad, A. Loeneto, Bambang

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 1 (2018)
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The objectives of this study were to find out (1) the completeness of the students‚?? comments on Facebook, (2) the quality of the students‚?? comments, and (3) the percentage of how well the students identified the characters of a good paragraph. The population of this study was the fourth-semester Palembang class students of English Education Study Program 2013 of Sriwijaya University. The sample of the study was 48 students that were selected by using total sampling technique. The data were collected from the students‚?? comments on Facebook of Writing II class in the academic year 2015 and analyzed by using two rubrics containing scoring systems. The results showed that the completeness in giving comments on the Facebook group could be categorized into a very good category with the final score was 10. While, the quality of the comment from the students was also Good with the final score was 15.56. The percentage of how well the students identified the characters of a good paragraph was 83.33% in very good level, 10.41 % in good level and 6.25 % in average level. Overall, the final score of the students‚?? comments from those three research questions were average with the score was 9.85. It can be concluded that the students‚?? comments on Facebook Comment Column in Writing II Class in the academic year 2015 was average. Keywords: academic writing; Facebook; peer comments

Teacher‚?? Guideline in Designing English Materials in Curriculum 2013

Edy, Sarwo, Rimadanti, Uci Sherly

ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education Vol 2, No 1 (2018)
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The objectives of this research were knowing the guidelines used by the teachers and describing how the teachers implemented the guidelines in designing English materials in curriculum 2013. The researcher chose descriptive study as the kind of research and presented the results in qualitative way. There were five teachers from some Senior High Schools who had participated as the subjects of the research. The researcher used document analysis and interview to collect the data. Document analysis was used to know what the guidelines used by the teachers in designing English materials were. Then, interview was used to collect the detailed qualitative data expressed in the respondents‚?? own words in order to describe the implementation of guidelines by the teachers in designing English materials. The results of this research, based on Howard and Major‚??s theory, showed that the teachers used thirteen guidelines and did not use three guidelines in designing English materials. Next, the teachers implemented the guidelines by using syllabus as a guidance, and the materials were designed based on students‚?? experiences, realities and ages. Based on the results of this research, the researcher suggested the teachers to pay more attention to the guidelines provided, because it is important to make the materials which you designed suitable with the standards in syllabus and students‚?? needs.