FINAL PROJECT “THE INCIDENTAL VOCABULARY ACQUISITION ON VOCABULARY GAME“ (The Case of Seventh Grade Students of SMP N 7 MAGELANG in The Academic Year of 2016/2017)

Febri Yudha Pangastuti , 2201412110 (2017) FINAL PROJECT “THE INCIDENTAL VOCABULARY ACQUISITION ON VOCABULARY GAME“ (The Case of Seventh Grade Students of SMP N 7 MAGELANG in The Academic Year of 2016/2017). Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Abstract

Language is an important part of communication. Language emerges first as words, both historically, and in terms of the way each of us learned our first and any subsequent languages. This research needs to be carried out because there are still many students with difficulties in learning English vocabulary. Students are often not able to express their ideas because the lack of vocabulary. In teaching and learning process, using game is one of good techniques that could be used in the classes especially for teaching vocabulary. In this study, the writer used vocabulary game as a technique in learning and memorizing new vocabulary. The subject of this study was students of SMP Negeri 7 Magelang in the academic year 2016/2017. The writer determined the subject of the study consisting of the population and the sample. In this study, the writer used experimental research. Based on the result of pretest and post-test, the mean scores of the experimental group was improved from 7.03 to 7.90 and that of the control group was from 5.06 to 7.76.Thus, the alternative hypothesis which stated that “vocabulary games influence the student’s vocabulary acquisition” was accepted. During the teaching learning process, the students became active learners. They looked enjoy in learning vocabulary by using vocabulary game. This research proves that there is incidental vocabulary acquisition in vocabulary game. In the statistical analysis of the average of pre-test and post-test scores of both groups showed the improvement of students’ achievement. From the result we can conclude that incidental vocabulary acquisition not only happened in the reading process, but it can be happened in other learning process in this case is vocabulary game. Hopefully, this study can help the next researchers of vocabulary learning as their inspiration and reference to conduct their studies.

Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: incidental vocabulary acquisition, vocabulary game, experimental study
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning Model
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning Process
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
Depositing User: Eko Handoyo Eko
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2018 08:58
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2018 08:58

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