IMPROVING STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY MASTERY BY USING CARTOON FILMS (A Classroom Action Research on the Fourth Grade of SDN 01 Mojosongo in 2009 / 2010 Academic Year)

PUSPITARINI, ERLYNA (2015) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY MASTERY BY USING CARTOON FILMS (A Classroom Action Research on the Fourth Grade of SDN 01 Mojosongo in 2009 / 2010 Academic Year). Masters thesis, UNIVERSITAS SEBELAS MARET.

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    Abstract

    The aims of this research 1) identifying whether or not teaching vocabulary using cartoon films can improve students‟ vocabulary mastery at the fourth grade students of SD Negeri 01 Mojosongo, Surakarta, and 2) describing students‟ motivation when cartoon are implemented in teaching vocabulary at the fourth grade students of SDN 01 Mojosongo. The research is action research. The research was conducted from 29th April to 3rd June 2010. The subject of the research is the students of class 4 of SD Negeri 01, Mojosongo Surakarta. The research consisted of two cycles; cycle one consists of three meetings and cycle two consists of three meetings. The research data were collected by using qualitative and quantitative techniques. The qualitative data consisted of interview, observation and documents (field notes, students‟ diaries, students‟ worksheets and photographs. The quantitative data consisted pre – test and post - test. In analyzing the data, the research used qualitative and quantitative analysis. The qualitative data were analyzed through assembling the data, building interpretations, and reporting the outcome. The quantitative data were analyzed through pattern mean pre – test and post test scores. The result of the research shows that using cartoon films can improve students‟ vocabulary mastery. The students‟ motivation in teaching learning process has improved; they paid attention to the teacher and became more active. The student‟ achievement is increased. The improvement of the students‟ achievement can be seen from the difference between the scores of the pre – test and the post –test. The mean score of the pre – test is 4.8 and it improved to 6.4 in the post – test and it also improved to 8.2 in the second post – test. The research findings show that the use of cartoon films could improve students‟ vocabulary mastery and students‟ motivation in teaching English. The improvement of students‟ vocabulary mastery includes 1) the students could easily memorize and grasp the new word; 2) the students could pronounce the word correctly; 3) the students were able to spell some vocabularies. The improvement of students‟ motivation includes 1) the students were enthusiastic and happy during the lesson; 2) the students more active to raise their hand to answer the question; 3) almost all of the student become active to follow the lesson. . Keyword : vocabulary, cartoon film

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
    Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
    Depositing User: Mohamad Ghulam Hirbatul Azis
    Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2015 10:18
    Last Modified: 04 Sep 2015 10:18
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/17782

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