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Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching
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Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching published by the Department of English Language Education. The Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University, which is published twice a year in April and October. The Journal ISSN Number for printed version is 2477-1880 and 2502-6623 for Online ISSN, it contains articles of research or study of literature in the field of Teaching and Learning, English Language Teaching, Language and Linguistics, and English Literature. Articles are written in English
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Figurative Language on Maya Angelou selected Poetries Hayani, Risma
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 2 (2016): October
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Show Abstract | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (837.76 KB) | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v1i2.30

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This study aimed to find out the kinds of figurative language in the five selected poetries of Maya Angelou, the titles are: Alone, Caged Bird, Old Folks Laugh, Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise. The focus of this study is figurative language which involves: Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Simile, Metonymy, Synecdoche, Irony, Antithesis, Symbolism, and Paradox. Qualitative approach with design of content analysis was used in this study. The researcher acted as the main instrument since she was the one who analyzed the figurative language. Moreover checklist was also used to support her data collection. The data was analyzed through three stages; 1). Data reduction, 2). Data representation, 3). Conclusion. The result of her study showed there were 40 sentences that containing figurative language in five selected poetries of Maya Angelou. They were; Metaphor (13 sentences), Personification (9 sentences), Hyperbole (1 sentence), Simile (8 sentences), Synecdoche (1 sentence), Antithesis (1 sentence), Symbolism (5 sentences), and Paradox (2 sentences). The researcher conclude, if the figurative language used by Angelou to compare, or even symbolize the sentences to bring the meaning come up with beautiful language. Mostly of her poetries told about her experience in the past that rooted to history of the discrimination of American-African.
Critical Discourse Analysis of Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie Part II” Arbain, Arbain
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 1 (2016): April
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This study is to analyze songs from Eminem which is related to his life story. In examining the songs, the researchers used the three inter-related processes of analysis tied to three inter-related dimensions of discourse proposed by Faiclough’s model of CDA. This study applied qualitative design with the content analysis approach. The analysis of this research focused on the words used such as African American Vernacular English variety, Informal language and American slang in the lyrics of the song Love The Way You Lie Part II and explain them. The result findings showed that there was a transcultural process or cross cultural in the song lyrics. There was a hiphop culture which was moved, changed and reused to create a new identity of the Eminem. There were 25 words and clauses of AAVE, 3 words of Informal language and 1 word of American slang language in the lyrics of the song of Love The Way You Lie.
“WAYS FOR TERTIARY LEVEL STUDENTS IN BUILDING ENGLISH SPEAKING PERFORMANCE” Megawati, Fika; Mandarani, Vidya
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
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Abstract: This study aims to find out the strategies used by tertiary level students in performing English communication. This research was a descriptive study involving English Education Study Program students. Data analysis included in-depth transcribing on the students’ speaking performance and the result of interview. The findings show that the communication strategies used in the conversation consisted of avoidance, paraphrase, borrowing, appeal for assistance, and mime. The common strategy lied on mime, while avoidance and paraphrase strategies were not frequently applied. The results show communication strategies were effective in helping the first language students in learning English as their foreign language. Communication strategies give solution to cope with difficulties in learning English. Communication strategies are highly suggested to be socialized to EFL learners as an alternative way to improve speaking performance.
Developing 10 Interesting Games as the Breakthrough of Monotonous Implementation of Flashcards to Vocabulary Learning and Assessments Kusuma, I Putu Indra; Adnyani, Ni Luh Diah Surya; Taharyanti, Gusti Ayu Putu
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Vocabulary learning is the very first instructional process in learning a language. Vocabulary teaching has been becoming the issues of English teaching in Indonesia for years and it raises the opportunities of research on this field. This study belongs to Research & Development study which aims at (1) Describing the media used by teachers in vocabulary learning, (2) The activities implemented during the implementation of the media, and (3) Developing the games which can support the use of the media in vocabulary learning. The subjects in this study were teachers and 100 students of Elementary Schools in Buleleng Sub-district. This study used mixed methods approach where all the data was collected through the implementation of observations, interview, and administering questionnaires. The data was analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively. The results show that (1) the media used was flashcards, (2) the activity conducted was monotonous, and (3) 10 interesting games were developed. Based on the aforementioned results, it can be concluded that the media used by teachers was flashcards in which the implementation was monotonous. Therefore, 10 interesting games were developed.
THE INFLUENCE OF TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY USING VCD LEARNING TO THE KINDERGARTEN LEVEL IN SMART AND FUN COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH COURSE SAMARINDA MUJA, Ikhwanul Ahsan Faryabi
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 2 (2016): October
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The researcher used VCD Learning to help kindergarten level students Smart and Fun Communicative English Program Samarinda on learning English vocabulary. The contents were relevant to the vocabulary for students in kindergarten level of Smart and Fun Samarinda.This study was aimed finding whether there was significance difference between experimental and control groups and whether there was significant difference between post experimental and control groups. It is a kind of experimental research. This study’s design was two group-pretest-treatment-posttest design. The population of this study was 60 students. The researcher took 40 students from two classes as the sample of this study. Then, took other 20 students as try out test respondents. The test was tried out to 20 respondents consisted of 30 items. After being analyzed, its reliability coefficient was 0.462. The experimental group’s mean score on the post-test was 80.17 while on control group was 70.67. After analyzing the two mean scores by using the program of SPSS 16.0, it was found that the difference significance value between the two mean scores t - computed 4.068 was higher than t - table 2.093 with the level of significant 5%. The computation showed that the two groups’ mean scores of significantly differed. Thus, the alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted and the Null Hypothesis (Ho) is rejected. It could be concluded that there was significant difference of English vocabulary achievement among students of kindergarten level of Smart and Fun by using VCD Learning.
English Standar Kompetensi, Kompetensi Dasar, & Ujian Nasional of SMA in Revised Bloom`s Taxonomy Hakim, Putri Kamalia
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
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Abstract: This study was conducted to investigate the coverage of Revised Bloom’s taxonomy in the English Standar Kompetensi (SK), Kompetensi Dasar (KD) and the English test items of Ujian Nasional for SMA. Content analysis method was chosen as the research design for this study. The writer analyzed the data by categorizing the verbs and the nouns of the data in relation to the categories and dimension of Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy. The results of this study revealed that 53% of SKs and KDs cover Understand category and the rest cover Analyze category. All of the SKs and KDs cover conceptual knowledge and other knowledge dimensions are not covered. Moreover, the coverage of Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy in English test items of Ujian Nasional for SMA is not aligned with the coverage of Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy in English SK and KD. The SKs and KDs only cover Remember, Understand, Apply and Analyze categories while the test items were associated with Remember, Understand, Apply, Analyze, and Evaluate categories. More than 90% of English test items of Ujian Nasional for SMA only covered low order of cognitive categories (Remember, Understand, and Apply). Most of the test items covered factual knowledge and the rest of them covered conceptual knowledge and none of them covered procedural and metacognitive knowledge. 
Teacher’s Role in Managing the Class during Teaching and Learning Process Rindu, Ignatius; Ariyanti, Ariyanti
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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The purpose of this research is to investigate teacher’s roles which used by the English teacher in managing the class during the teaching and learning process at SMP Advent Samarinda. The research methodology used is descriptive design with qualitative approach which is aimed to describe the real situation in the field. In collecting the data, the researcher used questionnaires, observation sheet, field note and interview guide as the instruments. Moreover, the research subject is an English teacher who teaches at seventh and eighth grades of SMP Advent Samarinda. The result of the research is the teacher runs nine roles in they are as a controller, an assessor, an organizer/manager, a prompter/motivator, participant, a resource/informer, a facilitator, a demonstrator, and as a guide. There are roles which are preeminent which most applied by the teacher such as teacher as a controller and teacher as an assessor. It is shown by the result of students’ respond in the questionnaire, restrictive questions; 77% and 68% and free answer; 68% and 100%, which also found in the time the researcher did the observation. On the contrary, the teacher’s roles as a prompter and as a resource have not been played maximally by the teacher.
CODE SWITCHING AND CODE MIXING IN TOURISM INDUSTRY TOWARD MULTILINGUAL samsi, yogi setia
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 2 (2016): October
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Asian Economics Community ( MEA )  has  big  influence for everyone in the world. This agreement will attract more and more people from other countries to come, stay dan work in Indonesia. Therefore, people need to communicate with more than one language in multilingual culture. This study is sociolinguistic which aimed to find out the form of code switching and code mixing are used by people, to know the purpose and influence of code switching and code mixing that found in tourism industry of Karawang toward daily conversation. The data are taken from Delonix Hotel in Karawang by using observation and interview of Japanese, English, Indonesia, and Sundanese people which analyzed about code switching and code mixing as holmes’s theory (2013). Data interpretation provides that the form of code switching and code mixing are occurred in their conversation in Delonix Hotel in Karawang. The result of interpretation shows that code switching and code mixing is determined by social, cultural, and individual factors.
STUDENTS’ PREFERENCES TOWARD CORRECTIVE FEEDBACKS ON STUDENTS’ ORAL PRODUCTION fitriana, rinda
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 1 (2016): April
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This study aimed on revealing students’ preference on types of corrective feedback given by their English teacher as well as their reason. The study was conducted in a vocational school in Samarinda. Data collection was done by means of observation, interview and questionnaire. The observation was done for three meetings each in two different level of English proficiency classes (high and low) and ten students from the observed classes were interviewed. Moreover, the questionnaires were administered to 196 out of 385 students from all classes of twelfth grade. Furthermore, the result of this study revealed that the students preferred to have Explicit, Meta-Linguistic Clue and Elicitation corrective feedback. However, there was mismatch between students’ preference on the expected type corrective feedback (Explicit) and the teacher’s corrective feedback (Recast). The students’ preference on explicit corrective feedback was based on the reason that it provided answer and explanation on the correct version of the corrected oral production. The students’ preference on Meta-linguistic Clue and Elicitation corrective feedback were because these feedbacks activated their knowledge and generated students’ thinking to discover the correct version.
The Implementation of Aptitude Treatment Interaction (ATI) to Improve Learning Motivation of Low Achievement Students Syawal, Syawal -; Hakim, Patahuddin -; Alimuddin, Alimuddin -
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
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This research was classroom action research, which aims at improving students motivation of their poor performance through learning model Aptitude Treatment Interaction (ATI) on VII.3 grade students of SMP Negeri 6 Parepare. Aptitude Treatment Interaction (ATI) can serve individual student differences by adjusting treatment or learning method with students abilities. The use of this model was emphasizing to create small groups of students that have achievement alike. Students with have low academic achievement based on test results and teacher interview will be grouped into one group and will be given preferential treatment by tutoring intensity rather than the group of high academic achievement. Subjects of this research were students of class VII.3 SMP Negeri 6 Parepare which is consist of 25 students. This research was conducted in two cycles. The procedure of this research involved four phases: (1) planning, (2) Implementation of action, (3) observation, (4) Reflection. The data collection was done by observation, tests, and questionnaires for each cycle after giving treatment through learning model Aptitude Treatment Interaction (ATI). Data collected were analyzed using quantitative and qualitative analysis. The results of this research indicate that the Aptitude Treatment Interaction (ATI) can be an alternative method to improve learning motivation of low achievement students. The results of this research also showed that the Aptitude Treatment Interaction (ATI) can be an alternative to problem-solving in the classroom, especially for low achievement students.