The Use of Video-cast to Improve Improve Students' Ability in Writing Narrative Paragraph of the Second Grade Students

Satriana Satriana

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The objective of this research is to find out whether the use of video-cast in writing narrative paragraph at the second grade students of SMA Negeri 1 Biromaru can be improved or not. This research used pre-experimental research with intact group design, in which it took two groups as control group and experimental group. Thepopulation was the second grade students of SMA Negeri 1 Biromaru. The samples were Class XI IPA Model as the experimental group consisting of 18 students and Class XI IPA 1 as the control group consisting of 17 students. In collecting the data, the writer used test. The test was used once as the post-test. Then, the data were analyzed statistically. Having analyzed the data, there were different scores obtained from the control group and the experimental group. In other words, the t-counted (5.22) was greater than the t-table (2.0357). It could be concluded that the research hypothesis is accepted. In conclusion, the use of video-cast in English teaching is effective to improve students' ability in writing narrative paragraph to the second grade students of SMA Negeri 1 Biromaru.

Keywords: Video-cast; Narrative paragraph; Writing




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