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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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THE EFFECT OF FLASH CARD AND PICTURE STORY IN VOCABULARY TO THE SEVENTH GRADER

Hidayat, Khoirul ( STKIP Kumala Lampung ) , Habibi, Fajri ( STKIP Kumala Lampung )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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AbstractBased on the content standard, junior high school students are hoped to master vocabulary about 1000 words, and in this case, flash card with picture story is two of media that can be used to transfer vocabulary material for the students. The objective of this research is to find the significant differences of using flash card with picture story in vocabulary, and to find which medium is more effective to use as media in vocabulary. This research was true experiment design. Pre test and post test were use to collect the data. Study problems; (1) are there any significant differences between flash card with picture story in vocabulary mastery for the seventh grade students?, (2) which one is more effective media in vocabulary learning process, is it flash card or picture story?. As a source of data, the researcher utilized flash card with picture story to teach vocabulary for the students. The media help students to learn vocabulary easier and more interesting to understand the subject, so their vocabulary would increase. The result of the research, it was found the mean score of picture story in pre test is 53,86, in treatment is 81, and in post test 85,33. Meanwhile the mean score of the flash card media in pre test 59,33, in treatment is 73,5, and in post test is 80,66. It means that the student’s vocabulary has increased, and significant difference of using picture story and flash card in vocabulary, and picture story was more effective to use. Keywords: Flash Card, Picture Story, Vocabulary

CONTENT ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH SUBJECT IN CURRICULUM 2013 FOR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS

Cahyaningrum, Wida ( Universitas Negeri Jakarta ) , Shofia, Ovie Kholillatus ( Universitas Negeri Jakarta ) , Mahaputri, Premaria ( Universitas Negeri Jakarta )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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AbstractAs a framework, curriculum 2013 focuses on four aspects which are religious, attitude, knowledge, and skills. However, there are still confusions among teachers in applying their teaching practices based on it. Thus, this study is designed to provide information of the current framework, curriculum 2013, especially for English subject in junior high school level.  Furthermore, it is analysed based on components which appear in the curriculum. The result shows that the curriculum benefits English teachers because of its flexibility and detail components to carry out teaching. It accomplishes the requirements as an integrated framework. It supports a view of using English to learn new knowledge and supports learning integrated skills.  In addition, it requires skilful English teachers to carry out teaching and learning processes since it focuses on giving learners real-life experiences in their learning. Keywords: Content Analysis, English, Curriculum 2013, Junior High School Level

STUDENTS’ ABILITY IN MASTERING READING COMPREHENSION

Nisa, Rahmatun ( Muhammadiyah Aceh University ) , Safura, Siti ( Muhammadiyah Aceh University ) , Wicaksono, Deni Fajar ( Muhammadiyah Aceh University )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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AbstractNarrative text is one of reading texts should be mastered by the students in learning English. Reading skill is considered as a skill that needs a strong comprehension. Thus, this paper aimed to find out to what extend students understand reading of narrative text; to identify the items of reading skill mastered well by the students in comprehending narrative text; and to examine the method used by the teacher in teaching reading narrative text. The worksheet and interview were applied to analyze the data. The result showed that students’ ability in understanding reading of narrative text is very good. The first aspect of reading which mastered by the students is main idea with 84,44%, the second is reference with 83,89%, the third is detail with 81,11%, the fourth is inference with 80,33% and the last aspect is vocabulary with 66,67%.  It concludes that the aspect that mastered well by the students is main idea and the most difficult aspects for the students in reading is vocabulary. Pertaining to interview, teacher taught the students by using many methods in order to avoid the students’ boredom in learning. Keywords: Reading Skill, Reading Comprehension, Narrative Text

THE USE OF ENGLISH SONGS TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ SPEAKING ABILITY

Wahyuni, Sri ( STKIP BBG ) , Qamariah, Hijjatul ( STKIP BBG ) , Syahputra, Mulyadi ( STKIP BBG )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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AbstractThis study is to implement English songs in teaching speaking for English Department students at STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh. This research was quasi-experimental study. The aim of the study was to find out students improvement in speaking ability by using English songs. The population of this study was the whole students of English Department of STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh in academic year 2015/2016. The sample is the second-semester students of English Department that consisted of 35 students. The data needed are recorded by testing students speaking test. The data were analyzed by using t-test. The result of the study is shown that the t-score was 7,25 the critical value of the t-score for the degree of freedom is 34 at the level of significance 0,05. The result showed that the calculation of the score is 7,25, it is higher than t-table 2,14, thus the null hypothesis (H0) is rejected and the alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted which means that the use of English songs can improve students’ speaking ability. Keywords:  English Songs, Speaking Ability

THE VIOLATION OF COOPERATIVE PRINCIPLE IN SPOKEN TEST OF MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN STUDENTS

Rukmana, Siti Dwi ( Jakarta State University ) , Zahra, Raidah ( Jakarta State University ) , Amalia, Zohra ( Jakarta State University )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
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AbstractThe paper is aimed to find out the violation of maxims occurred in spoken test of Medical Laboratory Technician. Grice cited in Yule (2006) proposed cooperative principle to control the conversation between speaker and hearer that exchange information in their talk. Grice also stated that that a participant in a talk exchange may fail to fulfil a maxim in various ways, such as violation. To gain the data, spoken test of Medical Laboratory Technician Students will be recorded. The respondent will be five students who were having spoken test. The videos were transcribed and identified which focus on the utterances that violated the maxim. Qualitative approach will be used in analyzing the data. The steps of analyzing were classifying the violation of maxims proposed by Grice found in the data, counting the violation of maxims, and analyzing the meaning of each violation. The results show that the violation of the maxim of quantity, found 6 times, is the most frequent occurrence than the other maxims. It is shown by the production of uninformative talks towards the context of the talk. Keywords: Cooperative Principle, Violation Of Maxims, Medical Laboratory Technician       Students, Spoken Test

THE EFFECT OF HERRINGBONE TECHNIQUE ON THE STUDENT’S READING SKILL AT 8TH GRADE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Pambayuningsih, Wahyu ( Universitas Negeri Jakarta )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
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AbstractThis research is purposed to analyze the effect of using herringbone technique on the student’s reading skill. In this research, the researcher used quasi experiment method. There are 2 variables in this research. Herringbone Technique as independent variable (variable x) and Student’s Reading Skill as dependent variable (variable y). The technique of collecting the data by using test, the test consist of 20 items of pre test and 20 items of post test. From the data analyzes, it found that the mean of pre test score is 35,3. The mean of post test score 69,7. The researcher used the pooled variance model t-test to find out the effect variable X towards variable Y. The result of applying pooled variance model t-test,  is 2,093 and () is 5,55 the degree of significant 5%. It means is higher than  (5,55 > 2,093), so the alternative hypothesis  is accepted and null hypothesis  is rejected. The conclusion of this research, herringbone technique is effective in teaching reading to improve student’s reading skill. Keywords: Herringbone Technique and Student’s Reading Skill

STUDENTS’ PERSPECTIVE ON EXAMPLES NON EXAMPLES TECHNIQUE APPLICATION IN TEACHING SPEAKING

Syahputri, Veni Nella ( Teuku Umar University )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
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AbstractIn mastering English, speaking skill is considered as the indicator of successful language learning therefore the students are expected to comprehend speaking skill as fluent as possible. In fact, most students face their high affective filter that drives them have low motivation, inhibition, and anxiety. For that reason, teacher plays an important role in delivering and applying the appropriate technique in teaching speaking. One of the recommended techniques that can be used by teachers is examples non examples technique. Examples non examples technique is an activity that encourages students to analyze and construct the meaning through the picture as an example. The objective of this study is to find out whether there is a positive response from students in the implementation of examples non examples technique. The research methodology used in this study is qualitative research in which there were thirty students of Agriculture of Teuku Umar University in the second grade were considered as the respondents of this research. The data collected by distributing a set of questionnaire to the respondents and analyzed by using percentage formula based on Likert scale indicators: strongly agree, agree, disagree and strongly disagree. The result of the research showed that there are 77 % of the respondents have positive response toward the technique application. It means that the implementation of examples non examples technique became favorite technique to the students in mastering speaking since it can develop students’ critical thinking, can construct the concept through the pictures, increase students’ communicative competence, and has sense of togetherness while students work in group cooperatively. Keywords: Speaking Competence, Response, Communication, And Examples Non Examples       Technique

THE USE OF AUDIO VISUAL AS MEDIA IN ENHANCING STUDENTS’ LISTENING SKILL

Rosdiana, Rosdiana ( STKIP BBG )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 5, No 1 (2018)
Publisher : STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh

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AbstractListening is a basic ability required in mastering English. The purpose of this article is to describe the utilization of audio visual media in improving listening skills of students majoring in STKIP Language BBG Banda Aceh. The main purpose of this research is 1) to know the application of learning development of audio-visual media in improving listening ability of first year English students of  STKIP BBBG. 2) to know the increasing of listening ability of English student of second year students of STKIP BBBG after getting learning using audio visual media. This research is quantitative study. To achieve these objectives, purposive sampling is used which is focused on the first year student students semester II are taken as the subject of this research. Regarding the data analysis, mean, percentage and t-test scores for the dependent sample were employed. The result indicated that 1) the students’ English listening comprehension ability increased significantly after learning with videos and 2) students had positive attitudes towards using videos in teaching listening skills. Keywords: Audio Visual Media, Listening

ANALYZING HOMOGRAPHS IN ACEHNESE AND ENGLISH LANGUAGES

Tursina, Puan ( STKIP Muhammadiyah Aceh Barat Daya ) , Rahmatan, Eka ( STKIP Muhammadiyah Aceh Barat Daya )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 4, No 2 (2017)
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The aims of this study were to figure out the number of homographs in Acehnese and English languages and the examples of homographs. Qualitative approach was used to conduct the study. Both Acehnese dictionary and Oxford dictionary were used to collect the data. The results of the study indicated that there were 157 words found between Acehnese and English languages. In addition, those words were written in the same spelling but those are different from the meanings and pronunciation. It was clear that interlingual homograph can be found between Acehnese and English words.Keywords: Language, Acehnese, English, Homograph

USING ENGLISH SONGS TO INCREASE EARLY STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY

Fachraini, Siti ( STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena )

Getsempena English Education Journal Vol 4, No 2 (2017)
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Early childhood is a child in the age of 0-6 years. In this age, the development and growth of physical and mental of children develop rapidly. Meanwhile, the aspects developed in early childhood education are: religious and moral values, physical (consisting of gross motor, fine motor and physical health), cognitive (consisting of general knowledge and science, concepts, shapes, colors, sizes and patterns, number concepts, symbols of numbers and letters), language (consisting of accepting language, expressing language and script) and emotional social. Language skills are one of the aspects which are developed at this age. Therefore, researchers intend to examine the level of mastery of the language of children through the song. This study aims to improve the vocabulary of early childhood, where this result affects the children’s ability to speak a foreign language in the future. This study is a Classroom Action Research, which aims to improve the ability of children English by using songs on the student group B TK Takrimah Tungkob Aceh Besar. This classroom action research is conducted in three cycles; each cycle consists of four stages: planning, action, observation, and reflection. Moreover, in analyzing the data, the researcher used descriptive method, that is analyzed data implemented since learning and developed during the process of reflection until process of report preparation. Data collection techniques used in this study include: interview, and observation of teaching and learning activities. Data analysis techniques consisted of three activities, namely data reduction, data presentation and conclusion drawing. The results showed that 64% of students can mentioned correctly alphabet in English in the first cycle. Furthermore, 80% of students have known and can properly name a few nouns in English in the second cycle. Furthermore, in the third cycle, 88% of students have been able to use the noun in the form of a simple sentence. Based on the results of this study, it is very important for Kindergarten teachers to create an atmosphere of learning that makes students motivated and eager in learning such as the use of video media in learning so that automatically can improve students abilities and achievement. Keywords: Early Childhood, English Vocabulary