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FOSTER JELT
ISSN : -     EISSN : 27234126     DOI : https://doi.org/10.24256/foster-jelt
Core Subject : Education,
Foster JELTL journal invites scholars, researchers, and students to contribute the result of their studies and researches in the areas related to English Language Education, The focus of the Journal is on all levels, stages, and processes of education (e.g., formal, informal, non-formal, early childhood, lifelong, schooling, adult education, vocational education and training, higher education). Which covers textual and fieldwork investigation with various perspectives of: English Language, English Teaching, English Learning
Articles 14 Documents
Mind Web In Teaching Writing Skills at English Language Education Study Program of IAIN Palopo Endar Yogi, Tri
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i2.17

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The aim of this study is to find out the effective way to apply Mind Web effectively in teaching writing skill at the fifth semester students of English Language Education Study Program of IAIN Palopo. This study used Classroom Action Research. The target populations of this research were all of the fifth semester students at IAIN Palopo. The sample was taken from population by using Purposive Sampling technique. This case the research took 15 students of class B as a sample. The procedure of the research used three cycles namely cycle 1, cycle 2, and cycle 3 to find out the ability of the students in writing skill. Before explaining the material, the researcher motivated the students. For instance, the researcher told the students to study hard because their parents spent more money for their education, so they must study hard so that they could improve their skill in English especially in writing skill. The final result found that the effective ways to teach writing skill to students using mind web were: (1) Dividing the students into groups. So, the researcher could control the class easily; (2) Telling the students to make a good composition in a few minutes. The researcher also went around to each group to observe activities of students whether they write a good or not good in writing composition; and (3) Closing the meeting by suggesting them to study hard and consult the difficulties they found to their teachers. This situation of the teaching and learning process became more enjoyable, interesting and effective.
Improving Vocabulary Mastery Of The Seventh Year Students Using Scattergories Game In SMP Negeri 8 Palopo Wiraldi, Wiraldi; Jufriadi, Jufriadi; Iksan, Muhammad
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i2.16

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This thesis is about Improving Vocabulary Mastery of the Seventh Year Students Using Scattergories Game in SMP Negeri 8 Palopo. The problem statements of this research are Scattergories game effective in improving the students’ vocabulary mastery in SMP Negeri 8 Palopo. The objective of the research to find out whether or not s categories game effective in improving the students’ vocabulary mastery in SMP Negeri 8 Palopo. The research design used a pre-experimental design. The research instrument used a vocabulary test. From the findings, the researcher concluded that the use of the Scattergories game was effective in improving the vocabulary of students at SMP Negeri 8 Palopo. The increase in students' vocabulary after treatment, this can be proven by the results of the pre-test students with an average score of 58.8333 and an average post-test score of 85.7000, the value of t0 (t count) = 21.604 and df (degrees of freedom) based on these results, namely 21.604 ˃ 2.045, from these results the researcher concluded that t0 (t count) is higher than tt (t table), t0 ˃ tt. it means that there is a significant difference between vocabulary mastery before and after using the s categories game.
Developing the Content of Webtoon Comic Application as Supporting Media in Learning English Grammar at the 2nd Semester English Students of IAIN Palopo Ariel, Muhammad; Sahraini; Furwana, Dewi
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i2.15

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This research aims to create a supporting media product in English Grammar learning in semester 2 students majoring in English at IAIN Palopo. based on observations in June 2019, the author found a problem in the scale of student use in smartphone use that is increasingly growing. Therefore, the author is interested in creating an online comic that can be accessed on the phone by using an application called Webtoon. The study design used in this study was Research and Development (R&D) utilized ADDIE Model. It consists of Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. The product is used as a supporting medium in English grammar learning which was once being studied by Semester 2 English Student IAIN Palopo. The product was tried out to the Students of Semester 2 of English Students at IAIN Palopo. The instruments were used in this study are Questionnaire for need analysis and observation sheet for 5 Experts and student’s perception. In this study, 5 experts were involved in order to validate the product. The elements of the validation are Display, Content/Materials, Language, and the Application. The result based from the expert’s validation as well as try-out product result, the product of this study was appropriate to be applied for the students of English Department semester 2, as a supporting media in Learning English Grammar
The Analysis of Junior High School Teacher-Made Tests for the Students in Enrekang Aliah, Husnani
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i2.14

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The research aimed at finding out information about the preparation of constructing teacher-made tests in Enrekang, the quality of English teacher-made test according to item analysis, and the level cognitive domain of the teacher-made test. The test quality was determined after it was used in school examination test. This research employed survey research using descriptive method. The researcher analyzed the data and then described the research finding quantitatively. The population of this research was the teachers who teach in ninth grade at junior high schools in Enrekang. This research applied simple random sampling technique by taking four different schools as sampel. The results of analysis show preparation that junior high school teachers follow in constructing teacher-made tests in Enrekang is divided into five main parts. In preparing the test, the procedures were considering tests’ materials and proportion of each topic, choosing to check the item bank that match to syllabus and indicators, or preparing test specification. In writing test, teachers’ procedures were re-writing chosen test item from internet and textbook, re-writing items that was used before and allowing the other teachers to verify it, combining items from item bank and text book, or making new item. While in analyzing a test, the procedures used by the teachers were analyzing and revising test based on its item difficulty, predicting the item difficulty and revising the test, or doing nothing to analyze the test. About the timing in preparing the test, there are three out of five teachers who need only one week to construct multiple choice tests. Besides, there are two out of five teachers who need two weeks to construct multiple choice tests. While the teachers have different ways in providing test based on students’ ability. Moreover, the item analysis shows that no test is perfectly good. It was found that almost all tests need to be revised. It was also found that there were only three categories works in all tests based on the cognitive domain of the test namely knowledge, comprehension, and application categories. There was no item belong to analysis, synthesis, and evaluation categories.
Using Story Mapping Technique in Teaching Writing Skills at SMAN 1 Palopo Allo, Ashar Daung; Wahibah; Thayyib , Magfirah
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i2.13

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The purpose of this research was to find out whether the use of story mapping technique effective to improve students’ writing recount text at the first grade of SMAN 1 Palopo. This research applied quasi experimental. The research was carried out in two classes, experimental and control classes. The population of this research was the first grade students of SMAN 1 Palopo. The samples of this research were Class X MIPA 2 as a control class and Class X IPA 3 as experimental class. The sampling technique in this research was random sampling. The instrument of this research was writing test. The writer gave pretest and posttest to the students. The data was analyzed by using SPSS 20.The result of this research showed that the use of story mapping technique in teaching writing recount text is effective. It could be seen from the result of calculation that the students’ score in experimental class which was higher than students’ score in control class. The mean score of posttest in experimental class was higher than the mean score of pretest (76.7667>61.6667). While in control class the mean score of posttest was also higher than the mean score of pretest (71.0667>67.8000). It means that there was significant difference between the students’ score in teaching writing recount text by using story mapping technique and students’ score in teaching writing recount text without using story mapping technique at the first grade of SMAN 1 Palopo.
Show and Tell Technique in Teaching Speaking Skills at SMAN 2 Palopo Fitriani, Anisah; Rustan; Yahya, Amalia
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i2.12

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This research focused on using Show and Tell techniques to develop students’ speaking skills at Eleventh class of SMA Negeri 2 Palopo. The researcher used pre-experimental method. The population of this research is 157 students of XI class. The research sample is chosen purposively and got the XI IPA1 consisting of 35 students. In collecting the data, the researcher used speaking observations, divided into pre-survey and post-survey. After giving pre-survey and post-survey, this research provides pre-survey and post-survey to students. Data were analyzed using SPSS program version 20. The results of the study indicated that the use of Show and Tell Technique is effective for improving students’ speaking skills. It can be seen calculation results that the scores of students in the control class. Based on the analysis of the data it can be concluded that the teaching skills of speaking using Show and Tell Techniques at Eleventh class of SMA Negeri 2 Palopo. The implementation of this research for those who are interested in conducting research on problem statements, it is recommended to apply it to students who have basic speaking language skills and researchers hope that the results of this study can be beneficial to readers.
Teachers' Strategies in Teaching Speaking Skills at SMAN 1 Palopo Anggraeni, Widya; Wahibah; Faqihuddin Assafari, Amir
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i1.9

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The study aimed to know the strategies used by teachers at S.M.A. Negeri 1 Palopo to teach speaking skills. This thesis employed Qualitative Method. The writer applied the purposive sampling technique to obtain the samples of the study. In getting data, the writer examined two English teachers in S.M.A. Negeri 1 Palopo. The writer also used observation-checklist, semi-structured interviews, and reports to get the data. The result of this study showed that teacher 1 used discussion, role-play, brainstorming, writing, conversation, blogging, picture description, and learning assignment. While teacher 2 used conversation, modeling, role-play, brainstorming, writing, questioning, reading, explaining, and playing ice hockey. Both teachers use various strategies in teaching speaking.
The Use of Snowball Throwing in Teaching Reading at The Second Year Students of SMPN 8 Palopo Wahidin; Yahya, Amalia
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i1.8

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This thesis uses snowball to improve student reading with the research question, "How to use snowball throwing in SMPN's second-year students. This research employed Classroom Action Research (CAR) with cycles: first cycle, second cycle. Each cycle consists of four steps: planning. Acting, observing, reflecting. Four meetings during the research cycle. Class VIII, three samples of this study, consisted of 20 students. The study result revealed that Cycle 2 was better than Cycle one scores. During the lesson, the students showed great enthusiasm. Cycle 2's mean score is 82,75, and the percentage of student activity observation The student reading mastery increases after Cycle 2. The appropriate way to teach reading using snowball throwing is: (1) giving students more motivation to build confidence and spirit to study hard and be active in learning. (2) Before starting the learning process, more explanation of the material and giving the game than allowing the students to say what they do not understand. (3) Giving reward/gift for appreciation, (4) grouping students into a small group of 5 students. (5) Narrative text glossaries (6) Observers and writers were observing student activities. (7) Testing students to know the students ' improvement in reading after Using Snowball Throwing Learning (focus on the narrative text)
English Teacher Performance in Teaching at SMAN 3 Palopo Utami , Nina; Madehang
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i1.7

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This thesis focused on the research questions is how the English Teacher performance in teaching, include: how the planning of the teacher before teaching, how the strategies of the teacher in teaching, and constraints that affect teacher performance in teaching at SMAN 3 Palopo. The data were collected through observation, interviews, and documents, and were analyzed using qualitative descriptive techniques. The object of the research was the teacher of SMAN 3 Palopo, who has been certified. The research analyzed the data that has been found by observation, and the result was explained in the discussion. The results showed that the performance of English teachers in teaching at SMAN 3 Palopo was quite good. Saw from his readiness before teaching, the selection of strategies and methods that were suitable, as well as how to deal with all the obstacles that exist.
Improving Students’ Speaking Skill Through Drama at the Eighth Grade of SMPN 9 Palopo Marwati; Syamsudarni
FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): FOSTER JELT
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24256/foster-jelt.v1i1.6

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This paper dealt with the effectiveness of drama techniques in enhancing student speech at SMPN 9 Palopo in 8th grade. The research was mainly sample. This investigation was carried out in two classes: experimental and control classes. Sixty students from VIII SMPN 9 Palopo graduates attended this research. The sample of research for the level of VIII 6 was 30 students as experimental classes, and the class of 8 / 1 was composed of 30 students. The method is voice check-in research. The students will be evaluated and assessed by this study. SPSS, 20, analyzed the data. Data were analyzed. The study results show that the use of dramatic materials can improve the skills of speakers. The calculation results show that the scores of students in the experimental class are better than the scores of students in the control class. Based on data analysis, a post-test average value of 10,5300 > 7,5700 is higher than the pre-test average. The average value in the control class is also more significant than the average preliminary value. Based on the analysis of the data, the lesson of speech using effective dramatic techniques at 9 Palopo can be concluded. It can be concluded. The results of the experimental classes can be shown that they are higher than the control class.

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