Enriching Students' Vocabulary Using English Pop Songs

Roimma Limbong
2012 JET (Journal of English Teaching)  
This study aimed at enriching kindergarten students' English vocabulary was conducted in Singa School, Jakarta. The 21 students of the K-2 grade who participated in a two-cycled action research were taught vocabularies by using pop-songs. The quantitative data, collected using tests, and the qualitative data, collected using observation and document study techniques indicated that the use of pop-songs enriched the participants' vocabulary, as shown by the increase of the mean scores of the
more » ... scores of the tests conducted, i.e. 33.57 (in the pre-test) to 50 ( post-test of cycle I) to and 80 (post-test of cycle II), and the use of stories in each cycle significantly enriched the students' vocabulary mastery. The t-tests in the two cycles resulted tcount (7.087)>ttable (1.725) and tcount (9.216) >ttable (1.725, respectively. Based on the findings, it could be concluded that the use of pop-songs was effective to enrich kindergarten students' vocabulary.
doi:10.33541/jet.v2i3.58 fatcat:2jseshrvkzd4fgjxmifehsunqq