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SALTeL Journal (Southeast Asia Language Teaching and Learning)
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Southeast Asia Language Teaching and Learning (SALTeL) is a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of Language Teaching. The journal is published online twice a year. The scope of SALTeL includes the following fields: theory and practice in language teaching and learning, teaching a second or foreign language, language teachers’ training, and education.
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DEVELOPING DIGITAL RUBRICS OF SIX TASKS OF KKNI IR 4.0-BASED FOR TEFL SUBJECT Dewi, Nora Ronita; Siregar, Masitowarni; Saragih, Anggraini Thesisia
SALTeL Journal (Southeast Asia Language Teaching and Learning) Vol 3, No 1: January 2020
Publisher : Association of Language Teachers in Southeast Asia (ALTSA)

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This study is aimed at developing rubrics of six tasks of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) the subject of the KKNI Industrial Revolution 4.0-based of an English Education Study Program at UNIMED. The objectives of this research are to analyze the rubrics of TEFL subject used at the 3rd semester of English Education Study Program and develop the appropriate KKNI rubrics based on the students? needs. This study is mainly focused on developing Critical Book Report, Critical Journal Report, Engineering Ideas, Mini Research, and Projects rubrics. Research and Development applied in this research and the results show that the rubrics used in the 3rd semester at English Education Study Program is developed through implementing the simplification of R&D. The rubrics indicated low competency for the students after analyzing the questionnaires given. New rubrics are designed to answer the needs of the students. Generally, the existing TEFL rubrics are less relevant for the needs of 3rd semester students. In terms of descriptor rubrics, they are not suitable with the needs of the Lesson Plan and the tasks of TEFL rubrics needed by the students are irrelevant for their needs where the topics or contents used in the course book are useful in the learning outcome of this subject.
MAINTENANCE OF HOKKIEN LANGUAGE BY ITS SPEAKERS IN MEDAN Wijaya, Linda; Saragih, Amrin; Zainuddin, Zainuddin
SALTeL Journal (Southeast Asia Language Teaching and Learning) Vol 3, No 1: January 2020
Publisher : Association of Language Teachers in Southeast Asia (ALTSA)

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Indonesia is famous for various culture that attracts many tourists from several part of the world to have a visit. Besides having numerous culture, Indonesia is flourished with different ethnics, too, such as the Javanese, the Bataknese, the Indian and the Chinese. Every ethnic speak with different language, but formally the national language is Indonesian language. In this study, the researcher, who derives from Chinese ethnic and resides in Medan, has taken interest in preserving her mother tongue which is Hokkien language. Hokkien language is an informal language which is used by the Hokkien speakers to communicate with one another. In maintaining language, the researcher focuses on the phenomena that happens lately, the researcher feels that Hokkien language is not important for some of the young family in Medan, they teach their children the other language that develops immensely throughout people life. Even though some still maintain Hokkien language, the researcher feels that children do not put any interest in speaking their mother tongue. This will give negative impact to the language existence. The problem in this study is concerned with factors influencing the preservation of Hokkien language. The presentation of the data described in qualitative descriptive method and this study conducted through field survey with interviews and observation. The findings revealed that there are two kinds of language maintenance between young speakers and old speakers. The former has lesser effort in maintaining the language, while the latter has stronger effort. Despite the difference, all of Hokkien speakers still make use of the language in their daily activities. Other factors are the language status of Hokkien language as the mother tongue as well as the identity of Hokkien ethnic, the pride of the culture, and the solidary among Hokkien speakers.