The Effectiveness of Memrise Application to Upgrade Students’ Vocabulary Mastery at the Second Grade of MA DDI Kanang

Santri, Fadhilah (2020) The Effectiveness of Memrise Application to Upgrade Students’ Vocabulary Mastery at the Second Grade of MA DDI Kanang. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Parepare.

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Based on the preliminary study, most of learners at second grade of MA DDI Kanang have lack of vocabularies. They also are lazy to memorize the vocabularies. In fact, the students may become confused and discourage in the process of learning. The students feel that they were forced and they would get bored. This study aimed to find out whether the students’ vocabulary mastery improved or not by using Memrise application at second grade of MA DDI Kanang and to know how the students’ response to Memrise application as media in teaching and learning vocabulary.

This study conducted quantitative research in the form of Pre – Experimental design with one group pre-test and post-test. There are independent variable (Memrise Application) and dependent variable (students’ vocabulary mastery). The Second grade of MA DDI Kanang is the population which consist 58 students. The sample was taken by total sampling. The instruments that used are vocabulary test and questionnaire.

The result in this research indicated that there was improvement of the students’ vocabulary mastery. It indicated by the students’ mean score of post-test (86.3) was greater than pre-test (57.5). Even, for the level significant (p) 5% and df = 57, and the value of table is 1,671, while the value of t-test is 14.494. It means that, the t-test value is greater than t-table (14.494 ≥ 1,671). Thus, it can be concluded that the students’vocabulary mastery is significant better after getting the treatment. So, the null hypothesis (H0) is rejected and the alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted. From 20 questionnaire, all the students’ answered very positive. Based on the liker scale that the students were very positive in learning English by using Memrise Application. It means that Memrise application makes students’ have positive response toward in learning vocabulary and they agreed about it and the cumulative percentage on the twenty items of positive statement questionnaire was 82.79, while the cumulative score that they got the questionnaire was 4802. The research conclude the Memrise application is able to improve students’ vocabulary mastery at The Second Grade of MA DDI Kanang.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vocabulary mastery, Memrise application
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: 12 Oct 2020 00:34
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2020 00:34

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