The effectiveness of Mnemonic Technique to Improve Students English Vocabulary at the Eight Grade of SMP Negeri 6 Parepare

Risa S, Fatimah (2020) The effectiveness of Mnemonic Technique to Improve Students English Vocabulary at the Eight Grade of SMP Negeri 6 Parepare. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Parepare.

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Vocabulary is very important to be mastered to support English language skills; listening, speaking, reading and writing. Speaking would be meaningless and perhaps impossible having only structure without vocabulary. Nobody could listen clearly without mastering vocabulary. Anyone cannot understand what they read without mastering vocabulary. Moreover, Writing could not be arranged without vocabulary mastery. The problems are most of the students has difficulties in mastering vocabulary and difficult to remember new words. Therefore, many approaches are created to improve vocabulary mastery well.

Mnemonic is one of technique to train good vocabulary. It is applied to help students memorize vocabulary well and to be more easy and fun to remember words. This study is a classroom action research. There were four steps in conducting: planning, action, observation, and reflection. The subject of this study is eighth grade students. This classroom action research was done in two cycles. Each cycle was conducted into tree meeting and mnemonics as the topic of discussion. The result of this study showed that students’ improvement in mastering vocabulary was statistically significant.

Based on the research conducted, the researcher found the significant improvement between cycle I and cycle II, it can be seen from the mean of cycle I which is 60,83, and the mean of cycle II which is 86.04. It can be concluded that the application of mnemonic technique can improve students’ vocabulary mastery. Hopefully, this technique can help the students more easy to master vocabulary.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mnemonics Technique, Vocabulary Mastery, Classroom Action Research
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Subhan Saleh
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 08:16
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 08:16

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