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Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching published by the Department of English Language Education. The Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University, which is published twice a year in April and October. The Journal ISSN Number for printed version is 2477-1880 and 2502-6623 for Online ISSN, it contains articles of research or study of literature in the field of Teaching and Learning, English Language Teaching, Language and Linguistics, and English Literature. Articles are written in English
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Developing 10 Interesting Games as the Breakthrough of Monotonous Implementation of Flashcards to Vocabulary Learning and Assessments Kusuma, I Putu Indra; Adnyani, Ni Luh Diah Surya; Taharyanti, Gusti Ayu Putu
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): 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.v2i1.65

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Vocabulary learning is the very first instructional process in learning a language. Vocabulary teaching has been becoming the issues of English teaching in Indonesia for years and it raises the opportunities of research on this field. This study belongs to Research & Development study which aims at (1) Describing the media used by teachers in vocabulary learning, (2) The activities implemented during the implementation of the media, and (3) Developing the games which can support the use of the media in vocabulary learning. The subjects in this study were teachers and 100 students of Elementary Schools in Buleleng Sub-district. This study used mixed methods approach where all the data was collected through the implementation of observations, interview, and administering questionnaires. The data was analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively. The results show that (1) the media used was flashcards, (2) the activity conducted was monotonous, and (3) 10 interesting games were developed. Based on the aforementioned results, it can be concluded that the media used by teachers was flashcards in which the implementation was monotonous. Therefore, 10 interesting games were developed.
Teacher’s Role in Managing the Class during Teaching and Learning Process Rindu, Ignatius; Ariyanti, Ariyanti
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.77

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The purpose of this research is to investigate teacher’s roles which used by the English teacher in managing the class during the teaching and learning process at SMP Advent Samarinda. The research methodology used is descriptive design with qualitative approach which is aimed to describe the real situation in the field. In collecting the data, the researcher used questionnaires, observation sheet, field note and interview guide as the instruments. Moreover, the research subject is an English teacher who teaches at seventh and eighth grades of SMP Advent Samarinda. The result of the research is the teacher runs nine roles in they are as a controller, an assessor, an organizer/manager, a prompter/motivator, participant, a resource/informer, a facilitator, a demonstrator, and as a guide. There are roles which are preeminent which most applied by the teacher such as teacher as a controller and teacher as an assessor. It is shown by the result of students’ respond in the questionnaire, restrictive questions; 77% and 68% and free answer; 68% and 100%, which also found in the time the researcher did the observation. On the contrary, the teacher’s roles as a prompter and as a resource have not been played maximally by the teacher.
Improving Students’ vocabulary Mastery By Using Blended Learning Model in State Polytechnic Padang damaiyanti, muthia; Sari, Indah
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.66

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The research aims at improving the vocabulary mastery of students at Padang’s State Polytechnics for the 2015/2016 academic year by applying a blended learning model. Blended learning is an interactive learning model which combines face-to-face  with web-based learning. Vocabulary is a vital sub-skill in mastering a language and thus a suitable topic for a classroom action research (CAR). . The CAR theory applied is by Kemmis, S and McTaggart (2005) and the Blended Learning theory used is by Bersin (2004). The instruments are test, observation, field note and interview. Quantitative data are collected by a test result in which it is used to see how the student’s vocabulary mastery progresses after applying the blended learning model. Qualitative data gathered included observation, field note and interview analyzed descriptively in order to find out the factors affecting student’s vocabulary mastery by implementing blended  
The Effects of Implementing Workshop on Radio Broadcasting Class Towards Students Speaking Ability Wahyuni, Nini
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.78

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This research discuss about The Effects of Implementing Workshop on Radio Broadcasting Class Towards Students Speaking Ability.The purposes are to know whether there is improvement in student speaking ability while conducting Workshop on Radio Broadcasting. The participants of this research are English Department students of State Polytechnic of Padang who attend Workshop on Broadcasting course in academic period 2015-2016 . The data are collected through class observation, assessment, and questionnaire. The observation data shows that the students’ articulation, intonation, and expression in delivering the radio program are become better because they trained to speak clearly and in various way. Meanwhile, the questionnaire data shows that there were 60% students agree that w|Workshop on Radio Broadcasting class is important to improve their speaking ability, 68% students agree that they can improve their grammar, 72% students agree that they can improve their vocabulary, 56% students agree that they can express their idea, and their articulation and speaking speed become better, 72% students agree that they can speak more fluent and their accuracy and 60% students agree that by practicing as a radio announcer, news reader and reporter, their self confident is improve. The average score for the students’ accent was 2,96, means that they have “Foreign accent” requires concentrated listening, and mispronunciations lead to occasional misunderstanding  and apparent errors in grammar or vocabulary. The average score for grammar was 3,08, means that students have frequent errors showing some major pattern uncontrolled and causing occasional irritation and misunderstanding. For vocabulary, the average score was 3,04, means that their choice  of words sometimes in accurate, limitations of vocabulary prevent discussion of some common professional and social topics. For Fluency, the average score was 3,00, means that the speech is frequently hesitant and jerky; sentences may be left uncompleted. Finally, for comprehension, the average score was 3,16, means that they understand careful, somewhat simplified speech when engaged in dialogue, but may require considerable repetition and rephrasing. Even though the improvement on students speaking ability were not significant, it can be concluded that Workshop on Radio Broadcasting class give positive effect in increasing students speaking ability
Improving Speaking Fluency of The 7th Graders Students Through The Communicative Approach In SMPN 1 Tenggarong Irianti, Dwi Panria; Muja, Ikhwanul Ahsan Faryabi
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.67

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The study was about improving speaking fluency of the students by teaching them using communicative approach. The objective of the study was to find out: 1. How the communicative approach improved the students’ speaking fluency, 2. How the perception of the students about communicative approach.This research was conducted by using CAR (Classroom Action Research). This research had two cycles. There were nine classes of the seventh graders in SMPN 1 Tenggarong. The writers chose one class as the subject that had a middle level ability of speaking English. After the first cycle, the students were given a test. After the scores out, the treatment was applied by the writers. To see whether it was successful or not, the writers themselves gave the post-test. Then the writers did the same thing like on the first cycle for the next cycle. The writers also gave an interview with an open-ended question to find out the students’ perception of communicative approach. The result showed that there was increased in their speaking fluency. In the first cycle, the score was 75,45 and 77,30. In the second cycle, the score was 79,6 and 81,60. Secondly, the perception of the students toward communicative approach showed that the students had a positive relationship with the teacher and the other students and also had a better cooperation in the class. It also showed how the students became more active in the classroom.
Techniques for Teaching Speaking Skill in Widya Gama Mahakam University Arbain, Arbain; Nur, Dedi Rahman
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.80

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Speaking as one of the four skills in English is seen as the most crucial skill to be mastered by English learners.  For most people the successes in learning a language can be seen from how far the student can speak and communicate in the language learn. But in fact, speaking is often neglected in the classroom. The objective of this research is to investigate techniques in teaching speaking skill in second semester of primary school department of Widya Gama Mahakam University. This study employs the qualitative design by which the researcher intends to discover and understand techniques of teaching speaking used by the lecture in its natural setting. The subject of this research was second semester students of primary school department. This study reveals four techniques employed by the lecturer in teaching speaking skill,   i.e. show-and-tell,   presentation,   drama making,   and question and answer. Show-and-tell and presentation technique are two types of performance talk which were used more often by the lecturer than the two other techniques (i.e. drama making and question and answer).
English Department Students’ Beliefs Towards Plurilingualism And Its Influence on English Academic Achievement and Language Learning Styles In Mulawarman University Fahmimroah, Feti; Ping, Maria Teodora; Setiawan, Iwan
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.68

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This study aimed at investigating the correlation between students’ beliefs towards plurilingualism with their English academic achievement and language learning styles both from quantitative and qualitative perspectives. A mixed method was used in this study and the researcher took students from the sixth semester of English department. To collect the data, the researcher distributed questionnaire and conducted interview. From the regression calculation, it was revealed that students’ beliefs towards plurilingualism correlated with their English academic achievement and language learning styles. Furthermore, from the interview, students’ views towards people who have the ability in many languages and their self-confidence from the aspects of belief towards plurilingualism held an important role for students’ English academic achievement. In addition, the students’ beliefs towards plurilingualism influenced their language learning styles, especially the frequency of the students English use in campus environment, whether inside or outside the classroom.
The Implementation of Kagan’s Cooperative (Co-Op) Technique to Improve Reading Comprehension of Junior High Students Setyawan, Farid Helmi
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.52

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Abstract: This study was aimed to investigate how Co-op technique can be implemented to improve reading comprehension of the eighth grade students of MTsN Ngawi who faced the problems in reading. The students did not comprehend the text and the score was low. The average score of reading test in preliminary study was 67 where as the average score of student’ success based on the minimum standard of students’ score is seventy (70). The design of this study was classroom action research. The technique applied in the research was Co-op technique. The result showed that the students reading average score significantly improved. In two cycle study, in the first test the students reading average score was 69.54, in the second test the students reading score was 76.15. It could be concluded that predetermined criteria of success had been achieved.
Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension Through Text Structure Tasks Rohman, Abdul
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i1.74

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Reading skill is one of the four main language skills taught in the classes of the English Department of Faculty of Education of Islamic University of Malang (FKIP Unisma). As the result of teaching reading had not achieved satisfactory result, the researcher conducted a study to find out how texts structure tasks can improve the students’ reading comprehension.            The method employed in this research was a classroom action research. It comprised four phases: planning, implementation, observation and reflection. The steps were adopted from Kemmis and Taggart’s action research model (1988). The subjects of the study were the four semester students of the English Department of FKIP Unisma in 2006 academic year. In the procedures and implementation process, one cycle consisting of four actions was done.            The instruments used in the study were observation sheets and test. The observation sheets were made two forms. One form of observation sheets was to observe the teacher in implementing the action and the other observation sheets were used to observe the students’ activities or reaction to the teachers’ activities during the learning-teaching process. The second instrument used was a test. It was to evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy used.After four actions were conducted, a test was given to the students. The test result showed that the students’ mean score was 75.88 and the lowest score the students obtained was 65. The researcher decided that no more cycle was needed for the study had met the criteria of success. The action was considered successful if the students’ mean score reached 75 or under the category of B+, and the lowest score the student obtain was not less than 65.00.

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