Improving Students' Vocabulary Through Words Games at Grade VI of SDS Setia Padang

Athessa Widya Arwandi, Hermawati Syarif, Havid Ardi
2020 Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA-2019)   unpublished
The problem of this research is based on the phenomena of students at VI class of SDS Setia Padang. Based on the observation, the students' still have lack of vocabulary. There are various teaching methods have been offered by the experts, one of them is through of word games. Word games mostly used as it can motivate your learners English. Therefore, this paper explore how word games can be used to improve students' vocabulary mastery at elementary school level. This study applied classroom
more » ... ion research by using two cycles to find how word games increase the vocabulary mastery of the English language learner at elementary school. The results of pre-cycle show that the score of leaners' vocabulary mastery is 59 before the treatment. After implementing word game in teaching, the score of the students' is increased into 68.6. Then, the score in average is increased into 81.7 in the second cycle. Based on these data, the average scores of students are getting improved after they were taught by using word games. Based on the scores obtained, it indicates that the achievement of the students' vocabulary mastery is getting better. It can be concluded that word games can be used to improve the vocabulary mastery. Moreover, word games is also able to attract students' interest and motivation. Thus, by using Word Games as a medium for learning English for sixth grade can also foster confidence.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.200819.036 fatcat:7oekelefkfc3vpe7kymphyb3gm