VELES Voices of English Language Education Society
Published by Universitas Hamzanwadi
ISSN : -     EISSN : 25797484
The journal of Voices of English Language Education Society(VELES) e-ISSN 2579-7484 aims to provide an international forum for sharing, dissemination and discussion of research, experience and perspectives across a wide range of education, teaching, development, instruction, educational projects and innovations, learning methodologies and new technologies in English education, linguistics, and literature.
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An Analysis on Students’ Speaking Anxiety at Tenth Graders of MA Mu’allimat NW Pancor

Dwimaulani, Astrid ( Hamzanwadi University )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 2, No 2 (2018): Voices of English Language Education Society
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This study is aimed at investigating students’ speaking anxiety at the tenth graders of Religion class of MA Mu’allimat NW Pancor in the academic year 2017-2018. The purposes of the study were: 1) to know what kinds of anxiety the students experience in speaking English; 2) to find the factors of students’ speaking anxiety; 3) to learn on what proper method and technique to decrease students’ speaking anxiety. This research was a descriptive qualitative research. The participants were consisted of 15 students and have been chosen using purposive sampling. Finding reveals that there are three types of students’ anxiety, which are trait anxiety, state anxiety and specific-situation anxiety. For the result of questionnaire, the formula that used was the gained score of respondent divided to total score of five aspects times 100%. The result showed that there were 73.3% agree respond which indicated students faced English speaking anxiety, 17.62% chose neutral, and the rest chose disagree option with 9.05% percentage. Beside questionnaire, the observation and interview result also showed that majority of the students had English speaking anxiety with various factors.

The Use of Team Word Webbing in Writing Skill for EFL Students

Prasetyaningrum, Ari ( Hamzanwadi University )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 2, No 2 (2018): Voices of English Language Education Society
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The purposes of this study were examining whether the use of team word webbing iis effective in writing skill for the first semester students of Hamzanwadi University in the academic year 2017-2018 and examining how effective was team word webbing in teaching writing for the first semester students of Hamzanwadi university in the academic year 2017-2018. Pre-experimental design was applied for this research since it had experimental group only without control group. The sample of this study was 70 of 120 students. The data was collected through a pre-test and a post-test which were given to the EFL students.To analyze the data, the author applied SPSS 22 for Windows. After submitting the data to paired samples t-test, it was found that there was a significant difference in the mean scores between the pre-test and post-test, which was t (df=18) = 10.550 at p = .000 which lower than 0.05 as the standard significance level in SPSS at two tails.  In short, team word webbing technique was significantly effective in writing skillfor the EFL students. Having considered the process and the result of this study, he author suggestedthat English teachers use team word webbing in teaching writing in language learning because it helps student to express their ideas and can become more creative in teaching learning process especially in writing skill.

Task Based Instruction in Teaching Speaking Skill in EFL Classroom

Safitri, Wahyuni ( MTs Darul Aitam )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 2, No 2 (2018): Voices of English Language Education Society
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The aim of the study was to examine the effectiveness of task based instruction approach in teaching speaking skills of EFL learners. This research was a pre-experimental. It was conducted at the seventh grade of MTs Darul Aitam Jerowaru in the school year 2017-2018. The sample consisted of 25 students selected by using cluster random sampling technique. The data was collected using a speaking test. In analyzing the data, the researcher using paired sample t-test. The mean score of post-test (57.12) was higher than pre-test (34.56). The result of the paired sample t-test indicated that there was a significant difference in the mean scores between pre-test and post-test, t(df=24)= 49.59 at p< .01. Based on the finding, it can be concluded that task based instruction was significantly effective in teaching speaking skills.

The Use of Ice-Breakers (Two Truths and A Lie) to Improve Speaking Ability for EFL Learners

Hariati, Nurfatiyah ( SMA Birrul Walidain NW Rending )

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This study aimed at examining the effectiveness of Ice-breakers (Two Truths and A Lie) in teaching speaking of EFL learners. Design of this research was pre-experimental research with pre-test and post-test design. It was conducted at EFL learners. The sample consists of 21 students. For determining the sample of the study used random sampling technique. The instrument were speaking test to collected data. The data were analyzed by using statistic 22 for windows. The result of descriptive statistic indicated Ice-breakers (Two Truths and A Lie) is effective in EFL learners with the mean score post-test 57.71 was higher than mean score of pre-test 33.71. For hypothesis testing using paired sample t-test at significance (2-tailed) value level of analyzing data was .00, it was lower than .05, it means that alternative hypothesis of this study was accepted. Hence, Ice-breakers (Two Truths and A Lie) is effective in teaching speaking skills for EFL learners. Considering process and results of this research, the present researcher suggested that Ice-breakers (Two Truths and A Lie) might be used in teaching speaking.

An Analysis on the EFL Teachers’ Perception about Authentic Assessment

Imansyah, Imansyah ( IKIP Mataram ) , Utama, I Made Permadi ( IKIP Mataram ) , Sumarni, Baiq ( IKIP Mataram )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 2, No 2 (2018): Voices of English Language Education Society
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This research was aimed in attempt to analyze and describe the EFL Teachers’ Perception about Authentic Assessment. The EFL teachers at MA DI PUTRA NURUL HAKIM were taken as subjects of this research. Descriptive research design with quantitative data was applied since the method of gathering the data was questionnaire with interview as the supporting method. In relation to the problem proposed, the current study found that the EFL teachers at MA DI PUTRA NURUL HAKIM had positive perception about authentic assessment. It was proven that the EFL teachers had positive knowledge, point of view, belief, feeling, and behaviour towards authentic assessment.

The Effectiveness Of Content Based Instruction In Teaching Speaking Skill For Efl Learners

Adawiyah, Rabi'atul ( MA Darul Aitam )

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This study aimed at examining the effectiveness of content based instruction method in teaching speaking skills of EFL learners. This research was a pre-experimental research with pre-test and post-test design. It was conducted at the eleventh grade of MA Darul Aitam Jerowaru in the school year 2017-2018. The sample consisted of 27 students selected by cluster random sampling. The data was collected using a speaking test. In addition to diescriptive statistics the collected data were submited to a paired sample t-test. The mean score of post-test (53.62) was higher than that of pre-test (33.48). The result of the paired sample t-test indicated that there was a significant difference in the mean scores between pre-test and post-test, t(df=26) =  77.53 at p < .01. Based on the finding, it can be concluded that content based instruction was an effective method to teach speaking.

A Critical Analysis of a Chapter From an EFL Textbook : a TBLT Perspective

Suherman, Andri ( Language Centre, University of Mataram )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 2, No 2 (2018): Voices of English Language Education Society
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This research article aimed to analyze tasks employed in an Indonesian EFL textbook from the perspective of TBLT approach. The analysis involved chapter eight in the EFL textbook of grade ten. Meanwhile, the six features of a task proposed by Ellis (2003) were used to analyze the tasks. The findings revealed two points; (1) none of the fifteen tasks in the chapter employed the six crucial features of a task, (2) all the fifteen tasks in the chapter were potential to change to be more task-like. The implication of this study was to provide insight to EFL material developers to be more aware of the task features, and to offer suggestions to EFL education practitioners in redesigning existed tasks to be more task-like.

Improving Drama Script Writing Skills Through Method of Learning Scientific Grade VIII Junior High School Negeri 1 Selong Years Lessons 2013/2014

Mohzana, Mohzana ( Hamzanwadi University )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 1, No 1 (2017): Voices of English Language Education Society
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Writing skills is the ability to use language to communicate wearing good writing language in accordance with linguistic rules. Skills would be achieved if a lot of practice. Therefore, to attain skills that students should be given a lot of the writing exercise. Based on observations made by researchers in the SMP Negeri 1 Selong, apparently the result of the student's writing is still low. The cause, underprivileged students in pouring the idea (idea), lack of students to practice writing. As such, the drama script writing skills in students of class VIII SMP Negeri 1 Selong needs to be improved. Improve the writing skills of students through scientific learning methods. This type of research this is a class action Research (PTK) that done in two cycles, the subject of this research is the class VIII SMP Negeri 1 Selong School Year 2013/2014. In this study, researchers used the technique of observation and test techniques for collecting data, and then to analyze the data already gathered researchers using the technique of descriptive qualitative and descriptive techniques quantitative with the formula Mi-Sdi. Based on the results of the analysis it can be concluded that Scientific learning methods can improve the ability of writing a screenplay on the learning process of students. Increase in the ability of students in writing the script of the play seen from the classical mastery in percentage of the cycle I of 24% experienced an increase in cycle II with mastery in classical 89%.

Mix Code and instead code in the process of learning in Class VII MTS NW Mengkuru Years Lessons 2014/2015

Mohzana, Mohzana ( Hamzanwadi University )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 1, No 2 (2017): Voices of English Language Education Society
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This research aims to know the shape of the mix of code, form over the code and the factors behind their occurrence mix code and over the code. This research data is data written. Data collection is done by using the technique of observation, interview techniques or discussion and recorded techniques. The results obtained from these techniques are: (1) mix the code obtained i.e. shape mix code in the form of words and forms of intervention code be phrase, (2) besides over code obtained i.e. form over the code from the language of Arab to the Indonesian language and shapes instead of code Indonesian into  Sasak language, (3) factors-factors which aspects influenced the occurrence of interfering factors of habit, i.e. code limitations mastery Indonesian language is good and right, situation, and forgetten factor. As for factors which aspects influenced the occurrence over the code factors mastery language Indonesia, habits, said opponents and speakers. Based on these findings, it can be concluded that the mixed form of code that is in the form of words and phrase. While shape instead of a language code from Arab to the Indonesian language, from Indonesia language into Sasak language. Hence factor of occurrence of mixed code i.e. habit, limitation on mastery of the Indonesian language is good and right, situation, and forgetten factor. And factors the occurrence the occurrence over code that is mastery of Indonesia language, habit, lsaid clouds and speaker.

Improving EFL Learners’ Speaking Ability through Storytelling Using Puppets

Wati, Laila ( Hamzanwadi University ) , Fikni, Zahratul ( Hamzanwadi University )

VELES Voices of English Language Education Society Vol 2, No 1 (2018): Voices of English Language Education Society
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This study was intended to describe how story-telling using puppets developed the speaking ability of the seventh graders of SMP Islam Terampil Nurul Mujahidin NW Pancor Kopong in the academic year 2014-2015. This research was a collaborative classroom action research following Kemmis and McTaggart’s cyclical process of planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. The data were collected by administering observation checklist, questionnaire, self-assessment, field notes, and recorder. The result of the analysis pointed out that storytelling using puppets was very helpful not only in improving the result but also the process of instructional process. This is proven by that all criteria of success set in this research were achieved. Therefore, English teachers are suggested to implement the technique and use the media in their English class particularly in speaking activities.