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“WAYS FOR TERTIARY LEVEL STUDENTS IN BUILDING ENGLISH SPEAKING PERFORMANCE” Megawati, Fika; Mandarani, Vidya
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
Publisher : Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i2.111

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Abstract: This study aims to find out the strategies used by tertiary level students in performing English communication. This research was a descriptive study involving English Education Study Program students. Data analysis included in-depth transcribing on the students’ speaking performance and the result of interview. The findings show that the communication strategies used in the conversation consisted of avoidance, paraphrase, borrowing, appeal for assistance, and mime. The common strategy lied on mime, while avoidance and paraphrase strategies were not frequently applied. The results show communication strategies were effective in helping the first language students in learning English as their foreign language. Communication strategies give solution to cope with difficulties in learning English. Communication strategies are highly suggested to be socialized to EFL learners as an alternative way to improve speaking performance.
Tertiary Level Exchange Students’ Perspectives on Self-Efficacy: Toward EFL Writing Megawati, Fika
JEES (Journal of English Educators Society) Vol 1, No 2 (2016): October
Publisher : Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.21070/jees.v1i2.441

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This study aims to describe the students’ self-efficacy on their writing competence. Descriptive study was implemented by distributing closed-ended questionnaires in addition to interview and the result of writing task. The subjects of this study were three students from Thailand. The students’ responses in questionnaire were analyzed through frequency distribution and percentage. For the result of interview, it was transcribed in written form and used coding technique to classify the relevant points. The result of writing task became the supplementary data to confirm the findings and support conclusion. In a nutshell, the subjects of this study have moderate level of writing self-efficacy. Each student showed diverse selection in writing stage. The first student had moderate self-efficacy, but he relatively could cope with the writing problems. In the second student, the writing self-efficacy was the highest one, and it was proven from her better writing result. For the last student, similar to the writing quality, he considered himself weak in this skill.
Stakeholder Perspective toward English Language Teaching in Pesantren Fakhruddin, M. Zuhri; Megawati, Fika
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 3, No 1 (2018): April
Publisher : Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v3i1.200

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In the teaching and learning activity, condusivity and effectivity are determined by various factors, such teacher and students’ behavior, teaching instrument, methodology and material structure. Each stakeholder may have different perspective upon these various aspects and –perhaps- will significantly influence their behavior toward the activity of teaching and learning. In a premise that a positive behavior and constructive collaboration is built on a linier perspective among stakeholders, this small scale research intends to investigate stakeholders’ perspective upon English Language Teaching in Pesantren Bilingual Al Amanah, Junwangi, Krian. Through a direct structured interview with stakeholders (teacher, head of language enforcement, and some representative students), researcher collects the data to be analyzed, interpreted and presented in an analytical descriptive report. The finding will be significant toward the foundation of stakeholders’ harmonization, enhancement of teaching method, development of English Language Teaching program in Pesantren as well as a milestone of further research and innovation.
Kesulitan Mahasiswa dalam Mencapai Pembelajaran Bahasa Inggris Secara Efektif Megawati, Fika
PEDAGOGIA: Jurnal Pendidikan Vol 5, No 2 (2016): Agustus
Publisher : Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.21070/pedagogia.v5i2.246

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Di Indonesia bahasa Inggris merupakan bahasa asing untuk dipelajari. Dalam prakteknya baik guru dan siswa masih menghadapi banyak masalah ketika proses pembelajaran. Berbagai respon dapat ditemui di kelas terkait masalah-masalah tersebut, khususnya pada sikap siwa selama mengikuti proses pembelajaran, hasil belajar siswa, dan partisipasi dalam melaksanakan kegiatan kelompok. Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk memaparkan kesulitan-kesulitan yang dihadapi siswa dalam belajar bahasa Inggris dan faktor penyebabnya. Penelitian ini menggunakan pendekatan kualitatif dengan instrumen angket, observasi, danrekaman video. Analisis data penelitian dilakukan melalui tiga cara yaitu reduksi data, penyajian data, penarikan kesimpulan dan verifikasi. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa subjek penelitian mengalami kesulitan belajar bahasa Inggris yang beragam. Hal tersebut terjadi akibat factor tingkat penguasaan bahasa Inggris yang berbeda-beda.
Big Book: Attractive Media for Teaching Vocabulary to Lower Class of Young Learners Indrasari, Anissa; Novita, Dian; Megawati, Fika
JEES (Journal of English Educators Society) Vol 3, No 2 (2018): October
Publisher : Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.21070/jees.v3i2.1572

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Introducing English to young learners is challenging job. In order to make the students focus, something interesting should be brought inside the classroom. One of the media that can potentially entertain students as well as transfer the language concept is big book. The aim of this study is to find out whether there is significant effect in students’ vocabulary achievement in the first grade at primary school before and after being taught by using big book. In this case, the researcher used quantitative method with quasi experimental design. The subject of this research consisted of 35 students in each group. The main activities conducted in the learning process were try-out, pre-test, treatment and post-test. In analyzing, the researcher used ttest to calculate the data and to test the hypothesis. The result of this research revealed that the use of big book gives significant effect to students’ vocabulary achievement. Further, the result of vocabulary recognition task or VRT in I-B as experimental class showed more satisfying point. This implies that teachers for young learners have to be active and creative to present attractive media so that the learners can be motivated in learning the target language, especially in the context of EFL.