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G.R.A.S.P.S STRATEGY: DECREASING STUDENTS' DIFFICULTIES IN WRITING PERSUASIVE TEXT Nurtjahyo, Stefanie Nike; Drajati, Nur Arifah; Sumardi, Sumardi
International Journal of Language Teaching and Education Vol 3 No 2 (2019): Volume 3, Nomor 2, Desember 2019
Publisher : Universitas Jambi, Magister Program of English Education Department

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In literacy, writing becomes an essential component. It becomes the most difficult skill to be learnt because students need to express their ideas and write them accurately. Interesting learning in writing process is expected by them in term of developing their writing skill. This Classroom Action Research shows the students? ability in exploring their writing skill in the real-world situation by using G.R.A.S.P.S. (Goals, Rules, Audience, Situation, Product/performance, Standards) strategy. This study was carried out in a private school in Surakarta. One class from social program was taken for the sampling. There were 35 students who contributed to the study. Observation, questionnaire, recording, writing assessment reports were used.  Findings show that: (1) G.R.A.S.P.S strategy can motivate the students in expressing their ideas; (2) The interesting teaching-learning process in the classroom makes students feel enjoyed because of their roles in real-life situations. It can low pressure in writing; (3) The students also showed their self-confidence. This research is limited to G.R.A.S.P.S. strategy to foster the students in writing persuasive essay.
PROMOTING STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION USING GRAPHIC ORGANIZER: A CLASSROOM ACTION RESEARCH Sari, Neny Kartika; Drajati, Nur Arifah; Rochsantiningsih, Dewi
International Journal of Language Teaching and Education Vol 3 No 2 (2019): Volume 3, Nomor 2, Desember 2019
Publisher : Universitas Jambi, Magister Program of English Education Department

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This research aimed to describe the process of improving students? reading comprehension of narrative text through graphic organizer strategy in SMP Regina Pacis Surakarta. It was conducted to the ninth year students, especially class VIII A as the subject of research. The researcher conducted a classroom action research. Achievement test, observation checklist and field note used as the tools of data collecting. The research findings showed that graphic organizer strategy was appropriate for teaching reading comprehension. Students? mean score increased from 63 to 78. The students were able to map out basic components of the story such as setting, problem, goals, action, and outcomes. Graphic organizerprovides structure and organization so students were able to comprehend the story more effective.
EXPLORING EFL STUDENT-TEACHERS’ METACOGNITIVE AWARENESS IN EXTENSIVE LISTENING Nursyarah, Vera; Drajati, Nur Arifah; Ngadiso, Ngadiso
International Journal of Language Teaching and Education Vol 3 No 2 (2019): Volume 3, Nomor 2, Desember 2019
Publisher : Universitas Jambi, Magister Program of English Education Department

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Listening plays a vital role in the field of foreign and second language learning. The study aimed to explore which types of metacognitive awareness and how participants employed it when they practiced Extensive listening outside the classroom. The participants involved in the study were two undergraduate students in one of the state universities in Indonesia. Both of them are males majoring in English Department in teaching training faculty. The study used a Case study research design. Semi-structured interview and documentation were used as a tool to collect the data. The instrument was adapted and derived based on Metacognitive Awareness Listening theory of Vandergrift et al (2006). The study revealed that students used problem-solving strategy, person Knowledge, and mental translation. The study implies that students should raise awareness in the listening process by knowing about themselves, listening Task and strategies they use to help their listening development. Besides that, teachers need to use metacognitive instruction to increase students? metacognitive listening awareness.
TEACHER’S EPISTEMIC BELIEFS ABOUT THE INTEGRATION OF DIGITAL LITERACY IN THE EFL CLASSROOM Cahyono, Syariful Imam Hadi; Drajati, Nur Arifah; Ngadiso, Ngadiso
International Journal of Language Teaching and Education Vol 3 No 2 (2019): Volume 3, Nomor 2, Desember 2019
Publisher : Universitas Jambi, Magister Program of English Education Department

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Digital literacy is the skill which highly important to effectively use digital technology and to survive in the digital-rich environment. The study examines two in-service teachers? epistemic beliefs about the integration of digital literacy in the English Foreign Language classroom. The participants of the study are two English teachers in senior high school in Indonesia. The case study research design was used in the study, and qualitative content analysis was used to analyze the data obtained from the participants. The finding of the study revealed that digital literacy was perceived as a basic skill for learning with digital technology, a skill for collaboration and communication, a skill for evaluating information, and skill for reproduction. The study provided more insight to enhance the understanding of in-service teachers? belief about the integration of digital literacy.
A PORTRAIT OF HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES OF DOING INFORMAL DIGITAL LEARNING OF ENGLISH (IDLE) SPEAKING PRACTICES IN INDONESIA Rahmawati, Rani; Drajati, Nur Arifah; Asib, Abdul
English Education: Jurnal Tadris Bahasa Inggris Vol 12, No 2 (2019): English Education: Jurnal Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Publisher : Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Intan Lampung

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This paper aimed to explore the experiences of higher education students on Informal Digital Learning of English (IDLE) speaking practices and their personal insight of IDLE influences on their speaking skill. Through this study it is revealed that language learning style on the case of IDLE speaking practice was successfully explained on the practice. This research used interview and participants? observation. For analyzing the data, the researcher used narrative inquiry model including data collection, data transcription and reporting the narrative study. The participants were two undergraduate female students. Both of them have an experience to go abroad and have a lot of online foreigner friends by IDLE. The result explained that participants have different purposes of practiced IDLE speaking and the way they practiced IDLE speaking. These practices also influenced their speaking aspects such as vocabulary, grammar, fluency, comprehension, and pronunciation. This new learning strategy in an informal context helps them as university students to love their process of learning a language.
The Strategies Of English Pragmatic Competence Of Pre-School Aged Children Drajati, Nur Arifah
International Conference on Education and Language (ICEL) Vol 2 (2013): 1st ICEL 2013
Publisher : Bandar Lampung University (UBL)

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Pre-school aged children employ certain strategies in order to acquire language, including pragmatic competence in English of pre-school aged children. The studies are to investigate the learning strategies to acquire pragmatic competence in English of pre-school aged children and to investigate the communication strategies to acquire pragmatic competence in English of pre-school aged children.The research employs a qualitative approach with sectional design. The data are spoken speeches gathered from observation of 4 children of 4, 5, 6, and 7 years old. The collected data are analyzed by using performance analysis technique. The analysis is based on linguistic behaviors and actual speeches performed by the subjects as reflection of their pragmatic competence and strategies to acquire it.The analysis of the data came up with the following finding. The learning strategies to acquire pragmatic competence consist of cognitive strategies and social strategies. The cognitive strategies contain four types: imitating speeches, repeating strategies, revising speeches and translating in the form of translation from Indonesian into English. The social strategies consist of two types requesting clarification and asking for inter-responses.Second, the communication strategies to acquire pragmatic competence of pre-school aged children  consist of two categories:non-verbal form and verbal form. The non verbalform include the use of pictures and songs and strategies of expressing speech contents.The findings contribute to the development of the theory of language acquisition strategies, particularly the theories of learning strategies and communication strategies. Practically, the findings of the study can broaden the educator’s knowledge of strategies in acquiring pragmatic competence of child learners.
PROMOTING PHOTOVOICE FOR TEACHERS’ SELF-REFLECTION ON MULTIMODAL LITERACY Drajati, Nur Arifah; Ngadiso, Ngadiso; Zainnuri, Hasan
English Education: Jurnal Tadris Bahasa Inggris Vol 12, No 2 (2019): English Education: Jurnal Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Publisher : Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Intan Lampung

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Self-reflection is a concept of learning from experience that dominates teacher educator around the world. It is true that self-reflective is not a natural process since it needs critical thought, self-direction, and problem-solving with personal knowledge and self-awareness. The major premise of the study is that although teachers are repeatedly encouraged to reflect on their teaching and learning, they are unable to do so successfully. Photovoice is a valuable tool to engage teachers in reflecting their own lives outside the school, voice their perspectives and share with other teachers, students, and policymakers. Thus, the purpose of this study is to report on action research that investigated photovoice in emerging teachers? self-reflective on multimodal literacy. To examine this issue, a qualitative study with an action research design was conducted with five junior high school teachers as participants. The data collected through photovoice and analyzed by using SHoWeD Analysis. SHoWeD analysis is the acronym for a series of questions: (1) what do you see here; (2) what is happening; (3) how does this relate to our lives; (4) why are things this way; (5) how could this image educate people. In general, the study indicates that the use of photovoice for self-reflective on multimodal literacy gives positive impacts on the context of teacher professional development.
Self-Reflection of Attitude after Teaching Abroad: A Narrative of Teaching Indonesian to American Students Andawi, Dyan Ayu; Ngadiso, Ngadiso; Drajati, Nur Arifah
Humaniora Vol 10, No 1 (2019): Humaniora
Publisher : Bina Nusantara University

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This research aimed at exploring how the former participant of teaching abroad reflects intercultural experience in order to know the development of attitude as one of the descriptors of intercultural competence. The attitude being explored were (1) acknowledging the identities of others, (2) respecting otherness, (3) having empathy, (4) identifying positive and negativeemotion, and (5) tolerance for ambiguity. This research applied a qualitative method. The data were taken from the former grantee of Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) who taught Indonesian to the students of higher education in the U.S in the academic year of 2015/2016. The former grantee was examined after two years of the program. The researchwas based on a narrative inquiry that used an instrument named the Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters. It was a selfreflection portfolio made specifically to reflect an intercultural encounter from the eye of the participant. The results indicate that the participant shows a considerable degree of reflection to five elements of attitude aforementioned. It gives a significant implication that the self-reflection increases the participant awareness upon the experience of otherness thus reinforcing the ability to evaluate the changes in attitude.
English Communication Problems and Needs from Social Engagement Perspective as Experienced by Airport Passenger-Handlers Cahyani, Anisa Putri; Drajati, Nur Arifah
English Education: Jurnal Tadris Bahasa Inggris Vol 10, No 2 (2017): English Education: Jurnal Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Publisher : English Education Department of Tarbiyah & Teacher Training Faculty of UIN Lampung

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Airport and airlines service demand qualified employees to have proficient English communication skill to support smooth flow of airport and flights operation, primarily the workers involved in passenger-handling. English for Specific Purpose (ESP) course which fulfills the target needs could help such situation. This small scale study presents stakeholders’ comments about the staffs’ English communication ability and needs in the work setting (data collected through semi-structured interview) and problem of English communication encountered by the currently working staffs (through open-ended questionnaires as preliminary data and extended group interview or discussion). This paper reflects the experience of the airport passenger-handlers in Indonesia regarding with their challenges in performing English oral communication in the workplace. Analyzed from the perspective of social engagement, the problems and needs found in this study are possible to be the basis for ESP material betterment in the related field.
DIGITAL NATIVE EXPERIENCE: LEARNING ENGLISH BEYOND CLASSROOM Nursyarah, Vera; Drajati, Nur Arifah; Ngadiso, Ngadiso
ELS Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities Vol 2, No 4 (2019): DECEMBER
Publisher : Hasanuddin University

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Extensive listening is an enjoying and meaningful listening activity which is be able to apply both in class and out of classroom. This study was to delve deeper understanding into how English student-teachers use their self-motivating strategy while using Extensive Listening in order to keep themselves motivated when facing various kinds of situation which affect their learning process. It is necessary to keep them motivated to learn independently by using various resources available on the internet such as YouTube, BBC learning English, or TED Ed to shape their habit in English listening development. Multiple participants were chosen in the study. There were 4 students of English education from one of the state University in Indonesia who are used to do Extensive Listening activity. The data were obtained from participants' autobiographies, interviews, and learners? diary. The experience of EFL students in practicing Extensive Listening was told by the participants through their learning journals and interview. This study showed that most participants use environmental control strategies to avoid disturbances from the environment, satiation control to eliminate boredom, and metacognitive control to manage their focus and concentration. Meanwhile, emotional control was not used by participants. Some of participants will try to use commitment control strategy in the future. Therefore, this study indicated that English teachers or lecturers must be aware that self-regulation skills which is used by students outside the classroom is able to support students? listening development in the foreign language English classroom.