Maria Ramasari, Maria
STKIP-PGRI Lubuklinggau

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TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION BY USING PREDICT, LOCATE, ADD NOTE STRATEGY TO THE EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP NEGERI 2 LUBUKLINGGAU Ramasari, Maria; Novtarina, Cintia
ELT-Lectura Vol 5 No 1 (2018)
Publisher : Universitas Lancang Kuning

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.31849/elt-lectura.v5i1.1629

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The purpose of this research was to find out whether or not it is significantly effective to teach reading comprehension by using Predict, Locate, Add Note strategy to the Eighth Grade Students of SMP Negeri 2 Lubuklinggau in the academic year of 2016/2017. The researcher used pre experimental method with one group pre-test and post-test design. The population was all the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 2 Lubuklinggau which consisted of 440 students. The sample was taken through cluster random sampling. The sample was 40 students. The data was collected through test consisted of 20 items of multiple choices. The data were analyzed through four techniques: 1) students’ individual score, 2) minimum mastery criteria, 3) normality, and 4) matched t-test calculation. The result of this research: (1) the mean students’ score in the pre-test was 62.3, (2) The mean score of post-test was 77.3, and (3) the result of Matched t-test was 10.86, which was higher than 1.684 value of the t-table of 39 (40-1) with 95% significant level for one tailed-test. Therefore, null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected and the alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted. It means that it was significantly effective to teach reading comprehension by using Predict, Locate, Add Note Strategy to the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 2 Lubuklinggau in academic year of 2016/2017.
STUDENTS’ ABILITY FOR USING ELLIPTICAL CONSTRUCTION IN SENTENCES Ramasari, Maria
JURNAL SMART Vol 2, No 1 (2016)
Publisher : JURNAL SMART

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Grammar is a fundamental thing in a language. The researcher assumes based on her observation that the hardest part of making and writing sentence is to arrange the words in a good sentence. Students are still confused when they are going to arrange the words in right grammar. In mastering grammar, students need time, opportunity, exercise and good teaching of grammar. Unfortunately, grammar skill is still lack attention in teaching and learning process. This research is intended to investigate and describe students’ ability for using elliptical construction in sentences. In this research, the researcher used descriptive method. The data was evaluated and analyzed to find out students’ ability for using elliptical construction in sentences by using percentage formula. There were 34 of 73 students who were in very low category with percentage 46.5%. The result of this research showed that students’ ability for using elliptical construction in sentences to the fourth semester students of English Study Program at Muhammadiyah University of Bengkulu was very low. It meant that the fourth semester English students still had lack knowledge and understanding about grammar: elliptical construction.Keywords: Students’ Ability, Elliptical Construction,and Sentences.
COMMUNICATION THEORY: RITUAL CONSTRAINTS USED IN ENGLISH CLASSROOM INTERACTION AT TENTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMK YADIKA LUBUK LINGGAU Ramasari, Maria
International Conference on Education and Language (ICEL) 2016: 4th ICEL
Publisher : Bandar Lampung University (UBL)

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This research aimed to investigate what are the ritual constraints used and how the ritual constraints are expressed in the English classroom interaction at the tenth grade students of SMK YADIKA Lubuklinggau. Method  applied in this study was descriptive method. The result of this research was hoped to be useful for teachers and students in teaching and learning process. It gave an input in teaching to emphasize classroom interaction effectively both enhance student achievement and more motivated students in solving the psychology problems, conceptual understanding with the result that the interaction between teacher and students are smooth and yield good feedback each other. Based on the result of data analysis there were four ritual constraints found: (a) ritual constraints in opening/ closing (b) Ritual constraints and backchannel signals, the teacher used verbal backchannel signals such as okay, yeah, and well. Beside, the students used ritual constraints and backchannel signals by using nonverbal backchannel signals such as: eyes contact and body alignment such as stand up and waving their hand. (c) Ritual constraints and turnover signals, the interaction between teacher and students gave signals by giving gaps/ small silences such as, slowing tempo, and falling intonation. (d) Ritual constraints and Grice’s maxim (relevant), the student gave signals to answer the question relevantly without any other information; and ritual constraints and Grice’s maxim (clarity), teacher demanded the students to be brief and orderly.
Students’ Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and Their Self Efficacy Ramasari, Maria
Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 2 No 2 (2017): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - Oktober 2017
Publisher : Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris STKIP Nurul Huda

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.30599/channing.v2i2.269

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This research aimed to find out whether or not there is a significant correlation between Students Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and their self-efficacy of English Education Research Program at STKIP-PGRI Lubuklinggau in the academic year 2016/2017. The researcher investigated this research through the descriptive correlation method. The data were analyzed by using Person Product Moment formula. Based on the result of data analyzed, it was found out that r-table was 0.288 and r-obtained was 0.546. Therefore, alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. It meant that there was a positive correlation between Students Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and their self-efficacy. However, the strength of correlation level was considered insufficient classification. The conclusion showed that the students self-efficacy had influenced students speaking achievement.
THE USE OF AUDIO-VISUAL IN TEACHING SOCIOLINGUISTICS: CODE-SWITCHING OR CODE-MIXING ramasari, maria
EDUCAFL : Journal of Education of English as a Foreign Language Vol 1, No 1 (2018): Journal of Education of English as A Foreign Language-January 2018
Publisher : Fakultas Ilmu Budaya, Universitas Brawijaya

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ABSTRACT This research aimed to investigate and describe the finding about the use of movie in teaching sociolinguistics: code-switching or code-mixing. This research applied qualitative research using descriptive method. In collecting the data, the researcher used observation, interview and documentation. Based on the result of data analysis, it could be concluded that the use of audio-visual in teaching sociolinguistics: code-switching or code-mixing showed good response of the students’ attention and participation in Sociolinguistics class. Key words: Audio-visual, teaching sociolinguistics: code-switching or code-mixing  
STRATEGIES TO CREATE A POSITIVE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT IN TEACHING ENGLISH AS FOREIGN LANGUAGE (TEFL) Ramasari, Maria
JURNAL PERSPEKTIF PENDIDIKAN Vol 9 No 2 (2015): Jurnal Perspektif Pendidikan
Publisher : LP4MK STKIP PGRI Lubuklinggau

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This article discusses about tearcher’s strategies to create a positive classroom environment in Teaching English as Foreign Language. One of the first tasks of teaching is to develop a learning environment so that students can engage in meaningful activities that support their learning. Teachers who are able to engage students in a teaching and learning process should be ready to have a plan to create a positive classroom environment for students. Creating a positive classroom environment is an important aspect of effective teaching. It is for keeping the interaction between teacher and students in teaching and learning process at classroom so that it increases students’ motivat ion to learn. Then, students are productive in and out of the classroom. By creating positive classroom environments, teachers have the opportunity in developing their ideas for better classroom environment.  Furthermore, it also help to enhance and encourage students in learning English as Foreign Language. In addition, this article also describes the effects of a positive classroom environment on students’ learning English as Foreign Language.
Students’ Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and Their Self Efficacy Ramasari, Maria
Channing : Journal of English Language Education and Literature Vol 2 No 2 (2017): Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature - Oktober 2017
Publisher : Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris STKIP Nurul Huda

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (876.459 KB) | DOI: 10.30599/channing.v2i2.269

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This research aimed to find out whether or not there is a significant correlation between Students Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and their self-efficacy of English Education Research Program at STKIP-PGRI Lubuklinggau in the academic year 2016/2017. The researcher investigated this research through the descriptive correlation method. The data were analyzed by using Person Product Moment formula. Based on the result of data analyzed, it was found out that r-table was 0.288 and r-obtained was 0.546. Therefore, alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. It meant that there was a positive correlation between Students Achievement in Speaking for Professional Context and their self-efficacy. However, the strength of correlation level was considered insufficient classification. The conclusion showed that the students self-efficacy had influenced students speaking achievement.
Teaching Speaking through Blind Man’s Buff Game to the Students at Secondary School Level Ramasari, Maria
Journal of English Education, Literature and Linguistics Vol 1 No 2 (2018): Article vol 1 No 2 ,November 2018
Publisher : STKIP PGRI Lubuklinggau

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The aim of this research was to find out whether or not it was significantly effective to teach speaking through Blind Man’s Buff game to the students at Secondary School Level. The researcher used pre-experimental method in conducting this research. The population of this research was all the eighth grade students of SMP Muhammadiyah 1 Lubuklinggau. The sample was taken through cluster random sampling; it was class VIII B that consisted of 31 students. The data were collected by using oral test, and the data obtained from the research were analyzed by using four techniques: 1) Students’ Individual Score, 2) Conversion of Score Range, 3) Normality Testing, and 4) The Paired t-test. The result of this research were (1) the average score in the pre-test was 47.48, (2) the average score of post-test was 68.71, and (3) the result of matched t-test was 9.92, which was higher than 1.697 critical value of the table of df 30 (31-1) with 95% significant level tailed t-test. In conclusion, the null hypothesis was rejected and the alternative hypothesis was accepted. It meant that it was significantly effective to teach speaking through Blind Man’s Buff game to the students at Secondary School Level.
CODE SWITCHING USED IN EFL CLASSROOM AND IN RESEARCH PROPOSAL SEMINAR INTERACTION OF EFL STUDENTS Ramasari, Maria; Kumalasari, Febria
Proceedings of ISELT FBS Universitas Negeri Padang Vol 6 (2018): Prosiding of The Sixth International Conference on English Language and Teaching (ICO
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Padang

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The aim of this research was to describe the code switching used in EFL classroom and in research proposal seminar interaction of EFL students. Qualitative research with descriptive method was used in conducting this research. Based on the result of data analysis, there was 1 type of code switching used: Inter-Sentential Code Switching. Whereas, there was 2 forms found in EFL classroom: 1. English – Bahasa switching, 2. Bahasa  – English Switching. Moreover, there were 4 forms found in research proposal seminar interaction of EFL students: 1. English – Bahasa Switching, 2. Bahasa – English Switching, 3. English – Palembang-Lubuklinggau Switching, 4. Palembang – Lubuklinggau – English Switching. The use of code switching was caused by some reasons. They were: 1) Lack of vocabulary of English, 2) Habitually, and 3) Participants and setting. The dominant reason was situational code switching; a change in the situation that causes the bilingual switches from one code to others. It could be the setting, participants (subject) and norm of interaction. The researcher suggests to EFL speakers that they should increase and intensify their English vocabulary mastery, create a positive habitual in practicing English to others in their environment, especially in formal setting. In her point of view, code switching could be used and give useful for certain situation to keep the interaction run smoothly and avoid misunderstanding each others.
Students Ability in Producing the Sentences of Simple Present Tense at STMIK Musi Rawas Herlina, Herlina; Ramasari, Maria
Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal Vol 1 No 2 (2018): Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal
Publisher : Institut Penelitian Matematika, Komputer, Keperawatan, Pendidikan dan Ekonomi (IPM2KPE)

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This research aimed to find out the students  ability in producing the sentences of simple present tense at STMIK Musi Rawas. The research was a qualitative study. As stated in findings, it interpreted that there were 34 students (62.91 percent) in the low category. Thus, there were 15 students (27.50 percent) in the good category. Finally, there were 5 students (9.59 percent) in the excellent category. Hence, it can be concluded that students ability in producing the sentences of simple present tense was still low. It showed that many students still got difficulties in producing the sentences of simple present tense especially for verb in third person singular as the subject pronoun. Keywords: students ability, simple present tense, sentences