THE USE OF 20-SQUARES: ADD ONE MORE WORD AND WORD CLAP GAMES TO TEACH VOCABULARY A Quasi Experimental Study at the Seventh Graders of SMPN 5 Magelang in the Academic Year 2015/2016

Afrilita Mardiana Putri , 2201412031 (2017) THE USE OF 20-SQUARES: ADD ONE MORE WORD AND WORD CLAP GAMES TO TEACH VOCABULARY A Quasi Experimental Study at the Seventh Graders of SMPN 5 Magelang in the Academic Year 2015/2016. Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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    Abstract

    Vocabulary is one of the foremost things in mastering a new language. This study was conducted based on some considerations after observing the seventh graders of SMPN 5 Magelang. Most of the seventh graders found difficulties in acquiring new vocabulary since they have not got English subject in their elementary school. The objectives of this study were to describe how the use of 20-Squares: Add One More Word and Word Clap Games and to find out whether there was significant difference of the use of 20-Squares: Add One More Word and Word Clap Games on the students’ vocabulary achievement. To meet the research objectives, I conducted a quasi-experimental research. The subjects of this study were the students of VII G and VII H as the respective control and experimental groups. The vocabulary testing used was multiple choice items which were be given in the try out test, pretest and posttest. After analyzing 30 items of the try out test, there were 21 items which were valid and 9 items which were not valid. Next, I conducted the pretest to check the equivalence of the experimental and the control groups. Afterwards, I gave treatments. The treatments were given in three meetings. During the treatments, the experimental group was performed by using 20-Squares: Add One More Word Game, while the control group was taught by using Word Clap Game. The post-test was conducted after the treatments. The items test used in the posttest was the same as the pretest but the question numbers were reshuffled. The results of the t-test analysis showed that the experimental group got better scores than the control group. In the pre-test, the mean scores of the experimental group and the control group were 63 and 62.67. In the post-test, the mean scores of the experimental group and the control group were 81,17 and 70,67. The result of the t-test was 3.895 and t-table was 1.67. It means that the t-value was higher than t-table (3.895 > 1.67). Therefore, it can be concluded that the students which were taught by using 20-Squares: Add One More Word Game got better improvement than the students which were taught by using Word Clap Game, but the result can not be generelized. It depends on the teachers, students, and materials in playing the game.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: 20-Squares: Add One More Word, Word Clap, Vocabulary,Quasi-Experimental Research
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning Model
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching Materials
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
    P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: Eko Handoyo Eko
    Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 13:47
    Last Modified: 22 Mar 2018 13:47

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