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The collocation in learning vocabulary: the Problems and pedagogical suggestions Meylina, Meylina
Jurnal Ilmiah Langue and Parole Vol 2 No 3 (2018): Jurnal ilmiah Pendidikan Scholastic
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This  was  a  descriptive  qualitative research  which  was  administered  to  20  students of  STMIK  Jayanusa  Padang.  The  data  from  the observation  shown  that  the  lack  of  collocation the students noticeable when nonnative  speakers  of  English  need  productive language  knowledge.  they  only  experienced  the limited number of lexical collocations they know or  under  the  influence  of  their  first  language “create” unnatural and farfetched collocations. In order  to  solve  this  problem,  this  investigation aimed  to  expose  the  students  collocation problems  in  vocabulary  teaching  by  using collocation  tests  and  questionnaire.  The  data found  were  used  to  offer  some  pedagogical suggestions  that  can  be  applied  in  class  as  a starting  point,  especially  to  advanced  students. Then it is hoped that students will have properly developed and balanced in learning collocations which will help them speak and write English in a more natural way.
The collocation in learning vocabulary: the Problems and pedagogical suggestions Meylina, Meylina
Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Scholastic Vol 2 No 3 (2018): Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Scholastic
Publisher : Macromac-Ind|Fakultas Sastra Universitas Ekasakti

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This was a descriptive qualitative research which was administered to 20 students of STMIK Jayanusa Padang. The data from the observation shown that the lack of collocation competence of the students noticeable when non-native speakers of English need productive language knowledge. they only experienced the limited number of lexical collocations they know or under the influence of their first language “create” unnatural and farfetched collocations. In order to solve this problem, this investigation aimed to expose the students' collocation problems in vocabulary teaching by using collocation tests and questionnaire. The data found were used to offer some pedagogical suggestions that can be applied in class as a starting point, especially to advanced students. Then it is hoped that students will have properly developed and balanced in learning collocations which will help them speak and write English in a more natural way.
Using Rich Pictures in Improving Students’ Speaking Ability Meylina, Meylina
Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Scholastic Vol 3 No 1 (2019): Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Scholastic
Publisher : Macromac-Ind|Fakultas Sastra Universitas Ekasakti

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This is an action research which was aimed to find the effect of using rich pictures toward students’ speaking ability on sharing understanding of a situation. The population of this research was all of the students in the first semester of Islamic Business Management in UIN Imam Bonjol Padang. Two classes have chosen randomly as the sample by using cluster sampling technique. The total students involved were 35 students. The researcher conducted it in two cycles; each cycle consisted of four meetings. Each cycle involved planning, acting, observing and reflecting. The data were taken through direct observation. Observation checklist and field notes were used to collect qualitative data. Pre-test and post-tests were conducted to see the improvements in speaking. The data were analyzed by using four steps. They were data collection, data reduction, data display, drawing conclusion. The findings showed that rich pictures gave a positive effect on students’ speaking ability on sharing understanding of a situation and reformulation technique could better improve students’ grammar in speaking at the first semester of Islamic Business Management in UIN Imam Bonjol Padang
CHALLENGES OF LEARNING SPOKEN ENGLISH IN MINANGKABAU CONTEXT Meylina, Meylina
Proceedings of ISELT FBS Universitas Negeri Padang Vol 5 (2017): The Proceedings of International Seminar on English Language and Teaching
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Considering the background languages, there are internal and external challenges for Minangkabau-Indonesian EFL students in their speaking ability. Even within one indigenous language, they basically speak in different dialects and accents. They need to accomodate these challenges into a proper english usage. This paper is aimed at investigating the speaking problems of the students and the factors affecting their speaking performance. The writer uses a questioner addressed to 60 students from STMIK Jayanusa Padang and IAIN Imam Bonjol Padang. The findings of this paper indicates that psychological factors are the major problems in learning spoken English. Among these are lack of self-confidence, lack of aptitude, lack of motivation, anxiety, and shyness. The study was expected to help students improve their performance in speaking and have more exposure to the language.