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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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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  
STUDENTS’ PROBLEMS AND EXPERIENCE ON PREZI Rachman, Dzul
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 2 (2016): October
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v1i2.32

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Today technology plays an important role in pedagogy. As students, it is important for them to be equipped with various ICT presentation tools to communicate effectively and efficiently their reports and presentations. It is in this light that the objective of this study is to determine the experiences and the problems faced off the students of English department in using Prezi in the classroom. A qualitative method used in this study. The researcher took students of the fourth semester as the subject of observation because they have prior knowledge or experience use presentation tool that collaborates with pictures or videos, themes, effects, and hyperlink in order to make slides of presentation or report especially in using another presentation tool. In this study, the researcher used two instruments were observation and interview. For data collection, the researcher used focus group interview to collect information relate to their experience in implementing Prezi and observed 54 students in accessing account until sharing of Prezi. In observation period, the researcher found the students got problems in making Prezi especially feature of video, path, image, music and animation. However, they also shared some challenges in using a feature of presentation tools. For instance, they needed an internet connection to import music and video online. They also needed the Wi-Fi and/or internet connection to download Prezi.           
A Revisit of Gricean Maxims in Manado Malay Language Ngenget, Stevanus
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i2.134

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Some researchers have tried to challenge the dominance of Gricean maxims in terms of its consistency. One way of testing it is by conducting research in vernacular language. This research is therefore conducted to revisit Gricean maxims in Manado Malay language, a language used by the people who live in Manado and its surroundings. This research, therefore, aims to find out (1) how the Cooperative Principle is violated in Manado Malay language, and (2) what the purpose of the generated implicatures are. The data used for analysis in this research were taken from recorded lunch break conversation of the lecturers at Unika De La Salle Manado in July 2016. The result showed that the Gricean maxims: maxim of quantity, maxim of quality, maxim of relation and maxim of manner were observed in Manado Malay language. It was also found that implicatures generated in Manado Malay language were meant for giving information. It can be concluded that Gricean maxims are consistent when implicatures occur in Manado Malay language. Furthermore, speakers of Manado Malay language usually produce implicature to give information and to joke.
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
Women, English and Empowerment: Voices from Rural Bangladesh Rahman, Sayeedur
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i2.116

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English has been an integral part of Bangladesh education system since her independence in 1971. The process of globalization has transformed the lives of million in the developing world like Bangladesh.  The rise of globalization has also meant a growing awareness of the use of English and its possible impact on the lives of people. However, there has not been adequate research conducted which could find a direct link between English and empowerment. The role of English and its impact on the socio-economic growth of individuals didn’t get much attention. Moreover, there has been inadequate attention to understanding of the relationship between English and its role on women’s empowerment in rural community. With this background this study is an attempt to contribute to our understanding of the socio-economic orientation of women by analyzing the impact of English in Bangladesh through a qualitative approach. It provides a useful understanding of the need for English language in specific areas of work. Based on such needs, it will attempt to provide insights for the planning of sustainable intervention strategies for the development of English language skills for women in Bangladesh.
THE EDUCATION LEADERSHIP IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Adifatoni, Yuswo
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 1 (2016): April
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v1i1.16

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This article looks closely on the deep identification of the global theoretical perspectives in educational leadership and Javanese culture leadership as the main sources of Indonesian leadership models. The discussion focuses on the definition of leadership, various leadership styles, leadership approaches, concept of power, as well as the issue of gender and leadership. At the end of discussion will give understanding on the quality of school principal leadership not only theoretical ideas but also the practical one for the Indonesian school
THEMATIC PROGRESSION PATTERN : A TECHNIQUE TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ WRITING SKILL VIEWED FROM WRITING APPREHENSION Nurdianingsih, Fitri; Purnama, Yuniarta Ita
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i2.128

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The objective of conducting this research was to find out : (1) whether or not the use of thematic progression pattern is more effective than direct instruction in teaching writing to the second semester students at English Education Department; (2) the students who have a low writing apprehension have better writing skill than those who have a high writng apprehension; and (3) there is an interaction between teaching technique and writing apprehension in teaching writing skill. This reasearch was an experimental research design. The population of this research was the second semester students at English Education Department of IKIP PGRI Bojonegoro. Meanwhile the sample of this research was selected by using cluster random sampling. The instruments of data collection were witing test and writing apprehension questionnaire. The findings of this study are: (1) thematic progression pattern is more effective than direct instruction in teaching writing; (2) the students who have low writing apprehension have better writing skill than those who have high writing apprehension; and (3) there is an interaction between teaching technique and writing apprehension in teaching writing skill. It can be summarized that thematic progression pattern is an effective technique in teaching writing skill at the second semester students of English Education Department in IKIP PGRI Bojonegoro. The effectiveness of the technique is affected by writing apprehension.
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.
The Perception of Fifth Semester Students in Learning Listening Strategies at Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University in Academic Year 2016/2017 Fitri, Maimunah Rani
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 1, No 2 (2016): October
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v1i2.31

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The listening skills is viewed as an important skill to master, because from listening we can understand what are people saying, we can get the meaning of every words that speaker talk about, and it is important in process of listening comprehension. The Objective of this research is to find out the perception of fifth semester students of Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University in learning listening comprehension. In this research the main theories from Gay (2006) and from (Howitt & Cramer, 2009). The researcher uses Descriptive Quantitative research. The subject of this study was the fifth semester students of English Department at Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University. The researcher uses a questionnaire as an instrument to collect the data, and then representing the data in analysis and concluding the result of analysis. The result of questionnaire showed that students perception toward the strategies in learning listening were 12 students or 171% very often used Social strategies, 15 students or 171% often used Affective and Compensation strategies.
Engaging Multimedia into Speaking Class Practices: Toward students’ Achievement and Motivation Ratnawati, Ratnawati; Faridah, Didih
Script Journal: Journal of Linguistic and English Teaching Vol 2, No 2 (2017): October
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24903/sj.v2i2.135

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The present study reports several impacts of implementing multimedia toward teaching and learning process in speaking class at second grade students of Galuh University, Ciamis. Further, the study came from insights on students’ boredom during speaking class which affected their achievement and motivation.  Mixed method research design (Creswell, 2013) then employed to answer several proposed hypotheses. For proving the result of its application, observation, questionnaire, pre and post-test were administered to collect the data while both quantitative and qualitative approaches were applied to analyze the collected data from classroom practices. The research findings indicates that  multimedia in speaking class got positive responds from students in term of motivation and accomplishment. The great look portrayed from the class that students were enthusiastic, got involved and interested in multimedia provided by teacher during learning process. Moreover, pre and post-tests that are performace-based tests were greatly used to test the effectiveness of multimedia effects during the class. In this side, the researcher employed experiment of two equivalent groups: control and experimental group. It then reported that t-test related is 2.04  out of 1.70 for  t- distribution which points out that there is significant difference between the results of both tests. It means that the result of this research agreed that multimedia has good effects for teaching speaking in the scope of students’ interests, feedback and their cognitive aspects. In line with above statements, the further studies is also necessary  dealing with other multimedia for obtaining more positive effects toward learning process and those result enables to increase quality of education.