THE EFFECTIVENESS OF WORD WIZARD GAME IN LEARNING VOCABULARY (An Experimental Study of the Eight Grade Students of SMP Negeri 1 Ambarawa in the Academic Year of 2016/2017)

Anna Yunia , 2201412087 (2017) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF WORD WIZARD GAME IN LEARNING VOCABULARY (An Experimental Study of the Eight Grade Students of SMP Negeri 1 Ambarawa in the Academic Year of 2016/2017). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the significance difference on the students’ comprehending in learning vocabulary for those were taught by using Word Wizard Game for experimental class and were taught by Direct Translation method for control group. The subject of this study was the eighth grade students of SMPN 1 Ambarawa in the academic year 2016/2017. The instruments used to obtain the data were test including pre-test and post-test, and questionnaire. However, the writer conducted try out test to check whether the instrument was reliable and valid to be used for pre-test and post-test. The data were gathered and calculated using Ms. Excel and SPSS. The result of this study revealed that Word Wizard game could improve students’ vocabulary mastery by significant improvement of students’ achievement. The result analysis of the quantitative data shows that the mean scores of the experimental group increases from 56.00 to 76.31. The t- test of mean difference was 8,875 and t- table was 2.00. The result concludes that the working hypothesis is accepted. It means that there is a significant difference between students who were taught by using Word Wizard game and those who were taught by using Direct Translation method. In addition, the analysis of the questionnaire shows that students were interested in Word Wizard game for reading narrative text (mean: 3.25). They recognized that the implementation of the technique for learning narrative text made them enjoy the class (agree: 62.5% and strongly agree: 37.5%). Thus, the analysis reveals that Word Wizard game was effective in teaching vocabulary.

Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Word Wizard Game, Vocabulary, Reading Narrative Text
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning Model
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 14:18
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2018 14:18

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