UTILIZING CHILDREN’S SONG VIDEO TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY ACQUISITION THROUGH TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE (A Classroom Action Research at the Third Grade of SD Negeri Masaran 2 Sragen in the Academic Year of 2010/2011)

KARTIKASARI, HARDIYAN (2010) UTILIZING CHILDREN’S SONG VIDEO TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY ACQUISITION THROUGH TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE (A Classroom Action Research at the Third Grade of SD Negeri Masaran 2 Sragen in the Academic Year of 2010/2011). Masters thesis, Pasca Sarjana.

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    Abstract

    The aims of the research are: (1) to identify whether or not and to what extent children song video through Total Physical Response can improve students’ vocabulary acquisition, and (2) to identify what happens when children song video through Total Physical Response is applied in the English class. The research belongs to an action research. This research is designed to improve the students’ vocabulary acquisition in the third grade of SD Negeri Masaran 2 Sragen. The action research was conducted from July 24th to August 23rd 2010. The research was carried out in two cycles; each cycle consisted of two meetings. The data was collected using qualitative technique and quantitative technique. To collect the qualitative data the researcher used observation, teacher diaries, teacher interview, students’ interview and document. To collect quantitative data the researcher used a pre-test and post-test. The data was analyzed through constant comparative method and descriptive statistics by comparing the mean score of the pre-test, post-test 1 and post-test 2. The research findings show that children’s song video through TPR could improve students vocabulary acquisition and the classroom situation. Related to the vocabulary acquisition the improvement includes: (1) the students were able to memorize the words and the meaning of it better, (2) the students were able to do some instruction given, (3) they were able to pronounce the words, and (4) they were able to spell the words given. Concerning the classroom situation the improvement includes: (1) they only made little noise in the class, 2) they only have little talked, (3) they wrote the material on their note books, (4) they did not take a pee when the teaching learning process went on, and (5) they prefer take a sit to walk in the class. She finds that this research could improve students’ vocabulary acquisition and situation of the classroom. She expects to continue doing an action research in her classroom. She hopes that what she had done provides other teachers inspiration to conduct an action research in their classroom. It is expected that the teachers will not consider the students as something to be increased in quantity or score only but also in quality.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Lutvi Satriyo Putro
    Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2013 19:03
    Last Modified: 13 Jul 2013 19:03
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/3238

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