Using song lyrics to improve students’ understanding on simple future tense (a classroom action research at the seventh grade students of SMP N 31 Semarang 2010/2011).

Intani, Nurul (2011) Using song lyrics to improve students’ understanding on simple future tense (a classroom action research at the seventh grade students of SMP N 31 Semarang 2010/2011). Undergraduate (S1) thesis, IAIN Walisongo.

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Abstract

This study is based on the important of grammar and the use of interesting technique to make improvement, in this case is about students understanding on Simple Future Tense during learning process. Studying grammar is a basic part in learning English, many students assume that studying English is difficult and bored. Grammar is important to be studied, because when we communicate to other people we should use correct grammatical sentences, but in fact the students’ motivation in learning grammar is low. It is caused by several factors such as tenses in English and students difficulties to differentiate those subjects. Bahasa system only has a pattern of sentence. It means that there are no tenses in Bahasa system. In this research, the researcher used song lyrics, there are: I Will Be by Avriel Lavigne, I Will Fly by Ten 2 Five and She Will be Loved by Maroon 5. The researcher focuses on Simple Future Tense because most of students confused in differing Simple Present Tense, Simple Past Tense and Simple Future Tense. The researcher used song because it is one of teaching media which is familiar with our life and most of students are interested with it. Based on the problems above, this research was done to answer the following questions: (1) How is the implementation of song lyrics to improve students’ understanding on Simple Future Tense? (2) How is the improvement of students after using song lyrics on Simple Future Tense? The purposes of the research are: (1) To describe the implementation of song to improve students’ understanding on Simple Future Tense. (2) To identify the improvement of students’ understanding on Simple Future Tense after using song lyrics. This study is a classroom action research that was done in three cycles. The researcher used test and observation checklist to collect the data. To analyze the data, descriptive quantitative analysis is used; it is to present the result of study in the form of descriptive explanation. Statistic analysis is used to analyze the data about the improvement of students’ understanding on Simple Future Tense. Result of the study shows that by using song lyrics in teaching simple future at the seventh grade of SMP N 31 Semarang in The Academic Year of 2010/2011 are able to improve students’ understanding. It can be seen from the result of students’ average score and good responses by students. Students’ average score from the first cycle was 52.8, second cycle was 67.5, and the third cycle was 88.1. The result of this study is expected to be information for English teachers in teaching grammar and followed by the teacher to start using new technique in learning process and not monotone.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Uncontrolled Keywords: Simple Future Tense; Song Lyrics; Strategi Pembelajaran; Tata Bahasa Inggris
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education > 371 School management; special education
400 Language > 420 English and Old English > 425 English grammar
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Tadris > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Nur yadi
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2014 04:10
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 04:10
URI: http://eprints.walisongo.ac.id/id/eprint/2154

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