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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.
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A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND ILLOCUTIONARY ACTS OF JOHN MAY‚??S SPEECH IN THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH‚??S CEREMONY AWARD

Prescilla, Yesvika Fibry ( State University of Jakarta ) , Amalia, Resti ( State University of Jakarta )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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AbstractThe aim of this article is to investigate John May‚??s speech in The Duke of Edinburgh‚??s ceremony award in Indonesia. This study was designed based on descriptive qualitative research using critical discourse analysis approach, focusing on illocutionary acts under the speech acts theory. The video of speech was transcribed and analyzed to gain the deep insight of the speech. The result showed that speaker addressed not the audiences only but also all the people in the world. The purposes of John May‚??s speech are to congratulate the awardees in completing the program and then achieving the award, to encourage all the audiences, and to convince young people, especially the one who joined the award. The speaker‚??s feelings through the speech are happy, satisfied, excited, proud, and confident/sure. Those expressions show no hidden agenda. The types of illocutionary acts that the speaker used are representatives, directives, commisives, expressive, and declaratives. However, mostly he used expressive speech acts in his speech in order to encourage other people.¬†Keywords: Speech, Critical Discourse Analysis, Illocutionary Acts, Speech Acts, Expressive

ENHANCING STUDENTS‚?? LISTENING PROFICIENCY THROUGH THE INSTRUCTION OF (META)-COGNITIVE LISTENING STRATEGY

Mulyadi, Dodi ( Muhammadiyah University of Semarang )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractMetacognitive listening strategy instruction is fruitful to enhance students‚?? autonomy by planning and deciding what the best strategy in mastering listening skills is. Meanwhile, the cognitive strategy instruction facilitates students to find out the solution to their listening problems. The study aimed to find out the effectiveness of (Meta)-cognitive listening strategy (M-CLS) instruction by administering the integrated listening strategy instruction between metacognitive and cognitive strategies on students‚?? listening proficiency. The participants were 38 EFL students of Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang that consist of 20 for the experimental group and 18 for the control one. The M-CLS instruction that utilized the three stages including planning, monitoring, and evaluating stage was administered in experimental group for ten meetings. The quasi-experimental design was conducted to investigate quantitative data. The data were gathered by using a listening proficiency test adopted from TOEFL listening section. The descriptive statistics, Generalized Linear Model, and Paired Sample t-test reveal that the students in the experimental group achieve a higher score of listening proficiency with a significant achievement than those in the control group.¬†Keywords: (Meta)-Cognitive Listening Strategy (M-CLS), Listening Proficiency,¬†¬†¬† Experimental Design, TOEFL, EFL Student Teachers

THE TEACHING OF READING COMPREHENSION BASED ON 2013 CURRICULUM AT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Nainggolan, Elsa Ernawati ( State University of Jakarta )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractThis study aimed at describing how the English teachers of SMA N 1 Raya applied 2013 curriculum in the teaching of reading comprehension. The study employed descriptive qualitative research. The data were collected through observation, in-depth interview, and documentation. The results showed that there were five ways used by the teachers in teaching reading comprehension. They were; asking for students‚?? knowledge, correcting students‚?? pronunciation, asking for the students‚?? comprehension of text, highlighting the moral value of the text, and asking the students to translate the text. However, in reference to 2013 curriculum and the concept of teaching reading, the teaching ways presented by the teachers seemed to be misperceived. The misperception was due to the teachers‚?? lack of knowledge and skill to realize the concept of curriculum and teaching reading into practice. To achieve one of the final purposes of 2013 curriculum in making students independent reader, the teachers are supposed to master the conceptual knowledge of curriculum and teaching reading to produce the better quality of teaching and learning process. Hence, the teachers would have skills to realize the concept into real teaching behavior to run effective teaching and learning reading in classroom.¬†Keywords: 2013 Curriculum, Teaching Reading Comprehension, Senior High School

THE OBSTACLE IN TEACHING SPEAKING BY USING DEBATE TECHNIQUE

Wahyuni, Sri ( STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena ) , Qamariah, Hijjatul ( STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena ) , Gani, Sofyan Abdul ( Syiah Kuala University ) , Qismullah, Yunisrina ( Syiah Kuala University )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractThe study highlighted the obstacles of teaching Speaking using debate technique at higher education students at Abulyatama University under the course named Critical Speaking. The aim of this study was to identify the obstacles found in teaching speaking by using debate techniques in higher education. the study was designed using the descriptive qualitative method where the data was collected through interviewing the designated lecturer who taught the course and then analyzed through three basic steps, they are data condensation, data display, and data conclusion. The lecturer described her difficulties in teaching speaking using debate technique that related to the limitation of time, participation, critical thinking ability, and the speaking ability. Hence, the lecturer applied some solution to the challenges, such as obligating the case-building process even to the audiences, assigning the students to enhance their knowledge on the current issues and starting the debate by the very basic motion. Keywords: Obstacle, Speaking, Debate Technique

A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF MEMES

Zubaidah, Neneng ( State University of Jakarta ) , Ardelia, Irena ( State University of Jakarta )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractPeople nowadays use memes from internet to express their thought. Memes are pictures that consist of image/s and text that usually used in the internet whether it is just to entertain or have the specific purpose/s behind it. People can easily find and create memes in the internet using certain website. Memes have many deep meaning that people cannot understand without knowing the social content of it. In order to find out the deep meaning or the purpose of the memes, this study was conducted to analyse the relationship between picture and text in the memes with the meaning and the social function of it. The writer chose five famous and best memes randomly from the Google picture used keyword ‚??best memes‚?Ě as sample. The memes are taken randomly based on the needs of this research. Then the memes, as samples, were analysed using critical discourse analysis. Critical discourse analysis itself can be defined as ‚??above the sentence‚?Ě or ‚??beyond the sentence‚?Ě. It means it‚??s not only about the structure of the sentence but also about the meaning and the power behind the sentence. Finally after analyzing it, the writers found that memes are created with many purposes not only based on humour but also for express somebody‚??s feeling or even to give sarcasm to others.¬†Keywords: Critical Discourse Analysis, Memes

BUILDING CHARACTER OF ALTRUISM PRAXIS IN ENGLISH CLUB AT MAN KARAWANG

Laela Ibrahim, Fina Aufar ( State University of Jakarta )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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Abstract This study aimed at investigating the altruism praxis in English club extracurricular program at Senior High School. This study employed a case study and conducted in MAN Karawang. The data in this study were the occurence of altruism aspects in one of English club annual program, which is English show-up. This study employed two instruments in collecting data, namely observation sheet and interview guide. This study revealed that two aspects of altruism, prosocial behavior and aversive-arousal reduction appeared in school English program at MAN Karawang and the most dominant is prosocial behavior. In other words, it can be concluded that MAN Karawang has contributed in that altruism praxis. The contribution is shown by adjusting students of MAN Karawang to benefit for each other, through following kind of behaviors, Student leads to write and translate the script for show-up program; Students carry the properties in and out of the stages along the show; Students set the music and scene for background of show; and Student practices each other in lack of pronunciation. Keywords : Altruism, school English program, Senior High School

AN ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CURRICULUM FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL ON 2013 CURRICULUM REVISION EDITION

Mulyani, Mulyani ( STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractEnglish language curriculum is considered essential to be conducted appropriately and effectively. The appraisal of the curriculum which sits in the 2013 curriculum is highly needed to be conducted in order to find the appropriate and effective learning and teaching instruction in the classroom. The method applied in this study is a qualitative method in which the library research and the documentation of 2013 curriculum edition revision document were used. From the findings of study, it indicated that the English language curriculum which sits in the 2013 curriculum and its revision edition can be considered appropriate and effective for conducting language learning instruction in the classroom. It also meets the main goals stated in the curriculum as well as it meets the students‚?? needs and interests. Nevertheless, the results of this appraisal are still limited and have a few shortages since the curriculum is still new and is being applied in all schools in Indonesia.¬†Keywords: Analysis, English Language Curriculum, 2013 Curriculum Edition Revision,¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Senior High School

AN ERROR ANALYSIS OF STUDENTS‚?? GRAMMAR IN WRITING (A Mix Method at Darul Ulum, A Private Islamic Boarding Senior High School in Lhokseumawe)

Helmiyadi, Helmiyadi ( STKIP Bumi Persada )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractThe aim of the research is to find out the grammar errors which are commonly made by the students of Darul Ulum Islamic Boarding Senior High School in their writing and to find out the causes of grammar errors which are commonly made by the students of Darul Ulum Islamic Boarding Senior High School in their writing. This research uses a qualitative and quantitative approach and its type is a mix study. The population is the total object of the research. In this research, the population was all the students of the first year students of MAS Darul Ulum in academic year 2015/2016, they are 120 students and divided into 56 male students and 64 female students. Result of the research from test most of the first year students of MAS Darul Ulum Lhokseumawe made many errors in grammatical aspects in writing, a high percentage of errors was found in one out of three categories. The highest error category was tense errors. They occurred 88 errors, while article is 19 time of errors and sentence 10 of errors. Total of all errors found in these three categories are 117 errors occurring in whole categories. Moreover, the students felt difficult in getting ideas to begin free writing. The causes of errors were made by the students because of lack of interactive facilities is one of the problems to develop interactive classroom activities. The errors made by students were influenced by their mother tongue, and were also caused by the difficulties of the students in learning the second language. Keywords: Error Analysis, Grammar, Writing

APPLYING THE INSIDE-OUTSIDE CIRCLE (IOC) TOWARDS STUDENTS‚?? SPEAKING ABILITYAT THE SECOND GRADE OF SMA INSHAFUDDIN

Kamaliah, Nurul ( STKIP Bumi Persada )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractThis study is based on the problem of the low speaking skill at the eleventh grade students of SMA Inshafuddin. The study is intended to know whether Inside-Outside Circle (IOC) can improve the students‚?? ability. It also focused to know what the responses of the students are when Inside-Outside Circle (IOC) is applied in speaking class.The subject of the study was the second grade class XI IPA of SMA Inshafuddin. This study usedpre-experimental research by focusing on one group pre-test and post-test design.Techniques in collecting the data weretest and questionnaire.Then, they were analyzed by using statistic calculation of t-test and percentage formula.The results of this study show that Inside-Outside Circle (IOC) can effectively improve students speaking ability. The improvement of students was obtained from the differences between pre-test and post-test. The mean score of pre-test is 66.11 and it improves to 70.11. Further, it is supported by the t-test result as the calculation value obtain t-score (4.381)> t-table (2.120). It can be concluded that there is a significant improvement of students‚?? speaking ability after they were taught by using Inside-Outside Circle (IOC).The result of questionnaire shows that by using Inside-Outside Circle (IOC) the students become more active to speak and interact with each other in teaching and learning process. Therefore, the result of the study implies that English teachers could applyInside-Outside Circle (IOC) technique in teaching speaking that can give students many chances to speak.¬†Keywords: Inside-Outside Circle (IOC), Speaking Ability

THE STUDENTS‚?? PERCEPTIONS TOWARDS AUTHENTIC MATERIALS FOR READING AND LISTENING ACTIVITIES

Halim, Abdul, Mukminatien, Nur ( State University of Malang ) , Anugerahwati, Mirjam ( State University of Malang )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 2 (2018)
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AbstractThis paper was aimed at investigating the students‚?? perceptions towards authentic materials in reading and listening activities. In addition, this study also surveyed the students‚?? preferred materials for both listening and reading activities for future classes. The learning of English has been evolving from using traditional media to more advanced and technology-friendly media. One of the media that is very accessible with the support of wide internet access nowadays is online authentic materials. With all the benefits of authentic materials and the use of technology in classroom activities, an English teacher at SMAN 10 Samarinda had been utilizing authentic materials for the past semester. A case study design was employed. The case was considered unique that the school is eminence with good student intake and the quality of student outcomes in academic achievement. Based on a pilot study, there was a need of supplementing the materials with authentic texts. It was for three reasons; first, there was tendency from the students to underestimate the lesson because the lesson, for them, was easy. Second, the book was not enough to prepare them for the national exam (UN) and real communication. Third, they often ran out of materials when they only used the students‚?? book. The data was collected through questionnaires and semi-structured interview. The questionnaires were spread to 50 high school students from 2 accessible classes at the institution. After that, the data was analyzed. First findings from the questionnaire became the base for developing interview sessions with the students to get in-depth perspective of certain answers from them. The findings of how the students perceive the use of authentic materials were discussed. Finally, some suggestions to related significance were also proposed.¬†Keywords: Authentic Materials, Listening, Reading