A Descriptive Study on Teaching Vocabulary Using Chain Drawing Game

Hadi, Cholichul • Sugiarto • Anam, Munirul
Conference paper Seminar Nasional Competitive Advantage 2012 • 2012 Indonesia

Abstract

English has become an International language. It is proved that 129 out of 192 countries in all over the world use English as the means of communication. Indonesian government chooses English as a subject that should be taught in every level of education in Indonesia. One of the elements of languages is vocabulary. It plays an important role in learning English.  Vocabulary links the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Teaching vocabulary must be easy and enjoyable for the students. Thus, the English teacher should have a good technique which appropriate and effective in teaching learning process. This study aims at (1) describing the implementation Chain Drawing Game in teaching learning process, (2) knowing the students’ respond about this game , (3) knowing  whether it can improve the students’ vocabulary mastery at the fifth grade of SD Negeri I Sukoharjo Bandung in the academic year 2011/2012. The method of collecting data is questionnaire, document, and interview. The result of the study shows that the students are pleasant and enjoyable in teaching learning process. Based on the teacher interview and a value class document, it can be stated that Chain Drawing Game can improve the students’ vocabulary mastery. Therefore, it can be suggested that Chain Drawing Game is one of the effective technique to teach English vocabulary to elementary school students.

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