The use of “interactive loops for group” to improve students’ understanding in using irregular verbs of simple past tense (a classroom action research at the seventh grade of SMP Nurul Islam Semarang in the academic year of 2015/2016)

Ma’adah, Ifadatil (2016) The use of “interactive loops for group” to improve students’ understanding in using irregular verbs of simple past tense (a classroom action research at the seventh grade of SMP Nurul Islam Semarang in the academic year of 2015/2016). Undergraduate (S1) thesis, UIN Walisongo.

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Abstract

A final project, Semarang: Bachelor Program of English Language Education of Education and Teacher Training Faculty (FITK), Walisongo State Islamic University Semarang, 2016. The background of this research was based on the students’ difficulty in mastering grammar and the importance of “Interactive loops for group” in understanding irregular verb of simple past tense. That students can use a language can be measured by how well they can apply into sentences. In the context of writing skill, the ability of writing articles, letters, reports are the aptitude of good writing. And absolutely they have to master the grammatical rules to get it. After doing observation in SMP Nurul Islam, the researcher assumes that students get difficulty in practicing past form, especially in irregular verbs. Even teacher has taught them in any ways they are easy to forget it. So there must be a way to ensure the activitiy that will not neglect students’ learning both language and content. Interactive loops for group game is acquainted by Herbert Puchta and Mario Rinvolucri as one of the medium way in exercising multiple intelligence for secondary students. The preparation to make this game is very simple, just produce a set cards the game of interactive loops for group in each card then writes down the answer and questions. This research was conducted to respond the following questions: (1) How is “Interactive Loops for Groups” implemented in the class of the seventh grade of SMP Nurul Islam Purwoyoso Semarang in the academic year of 2015/2016? (2) Can the implementation of “Interactive Loops for Groups” improve students’ understanding in using irregular verbs? The participants were 7D class of SMP Nurul Islam Purwoyoso Semarang in the academic year of 2015/2016. There were 30 students in the class. It was a classroom Action Research with 1 preliminary cycle and 2 cycles. Data collection technique were tests. Observations were done in each cycle. Tests’ form was done by giving the students to answer 10 questions of multiple choice test. Then, the data were analyzed using mean (descriptive statistics) to find out the improvements. After collecting the data, the result showed the improvements of the students. Students’ average score in pre cycle test was 23. In the first cycle, the average score increased became 63,3. This score hadn’t met the minimum standard score yet (71). Therefore, second cycle was conducted. Students’ average score increased became 82. Students’ engagements also increased since the first cycle. So, the objectives were reached. Based on the result, it could be concluded that Interactive loops for group game can improve students’ understanding using irregular verbs of simple past tense.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Uncontrolled Keywords: Metode pembelajaran; Method of instruction and study; Irregular verbs; Simple past tense; Tata bahasa Inggris
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education > 371 School management; special education > 371.3 Metode, kegiatan belajar mengajar; metode pembelajaran
400 Language > 410 Linguistics > 415 Structural systems (Grammar)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Tadris > Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Additional Information: Advisor: Nadiah Ma’mun, M. Pd.
Depositing User: Nur Rohmah
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2016 03:01
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2016 03:01
URI: http://eprints.walisongo.ac.id/id/eprint/6063

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