Increasing Third Grade’s Mastery of Simple Present Tense Using Flashcards

JET (Journal of English Teaching)

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Title Increasing Third Grade’s Mastery of Simple Present Tense Using Flashcards
 
Creator Maya Sartika
 
Subject EFL
flashcards
the simple present tense
young learners
 
Description Mastering the simple present tense can be very difficult for EFL young learners because tenses contain abstract concepts that do not exist in the first language of EFL learners. The third graders at Permai Elementary School, North Jakarta, also encountered problems in mastering the tense when they are taught using the lecture method. To solve the problem, action research was conducted by using flashcards. The action research was carried out in two cycles in August to October 2019. Involving 30 third graders, quantitative and qualitative data were collected employing tests, observation, and questionnaires. The findings revealed that flashcards use managed to increase the students’ achievement in learning the simple present tense. The mean scores of the three tests administered during the action research increased from 36.69 to 65.73 and to 75.00. The use of flashcards also changed the students’ attitude from mainly negative to mainly positive. The mean of the positive responses increased from 20.4% in the pre-action survey to 83.89% in the post-action survey.
 
Publisher Prodi. Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, FKIP, Universitas Kristen Indonesia
 
Date 2020-02-22
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ejournal.uki.ac.id/index.php/jet/article/view/1293
10.33541/jet.v6i1.1293
 
Source JET (Journal of English Teaching); Vol. 6 No. 1 (2020): Journal of English Teaching; 40-49
2622-4224
2087-9628
10.33541/jet.v6i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ejournal.uki.ac.id/index.php/jet/article/view/1293/1164
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 JET (Journal of English Teaching)
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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