THE USE OF TOURISM BROCHURES AS MEDIA TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN LEARNING VOCABULARY (An Action Research on the Eleventh Grade Students of SMA Negeri 1 Bulu in the Academic Year of 2014/2015)

Giri Manik Ismawarningtyas, 2201411068 (2015) THE USE OF TOURISM BROCHURES AS MEDIA TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN LEARNING VOCABULARY (An Action Research on the Eleventh Grade Students of SMA Negeri 1 Bulu in the Academic Year of 2014/2015). Under Graduates thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG.

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    Abstract

    The study was aimed to investigate the use of tourism brochures in learning vocabulary in the classroom of SMA N 1 Bulu. The participants of this study were the science students of XI-2 of SMA N 1 Bulu in the academic year of 2014/2015. There were 30 students in the class, consisting of 6 male students and 24 female students. This study focused on the students‟ motivation profile before being taught by using tourism brochures, the application of tourism brochures, and the improvement of students‟ motivation. The classroom action research was used by applying two cycles in conducting the study. Observation was used before conducting the study. A pre- questionnaire was given to the students to find out the students‟ motivation before being taught by using tourism brochure. Meanwhile, a pre-test was given to the students before cycle being conducted. There were five instruments to collect the data. They were try-out test, questionnaires, students‟ motivation observation checklist, observation field note, and vocabulary tests. At the end of the post-test, a post-questionnaire was given to the students; it was aimed to know the improvement of students‟ motivation and students‟ interest toward the media. The students became more active and enthusiastic in learning vocabulary items by using tourism brochures; it was proved by the result of the study. The tests result also showed that there was improvement in the students‟ motivation. The average scores of the test in each cycle; pre-test (31.53), cycle I (80.33), cycle II (85), and post-test (84.35). In conclusion, tourism brochures are effective to improve the students‟ motivation in learning vocabulary items. For that reason, the English teachers may apply the application of the tourism brochures as media in improving the students‟ motivation in learning vocabulary items.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Tourism Brochures, Medium, Motivation, Vocabulary.
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: sumarsono mahasiswa unnes
    Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2015 07:47
    Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 07:47

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