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STUDENTS PROBLEMS IN LEARNING SOME TECHNIQUES IN TEACHING

ENGLISH VOCABULARY AT SDN VOCABULARY TO THE SEVENTH GRADE


KANDANGAN KOTA 1 AS RSDBI STUDENTS OF SMPN 9 BANJARMASIN
ACADEMIC YEAR 2009/2010

BACKGROUND In this research, the researcher focus in When the researcher did PPL 1 and PPL 2 in SMPN
vocabulary because of the though and 9 Banjarmasin, the researcher known that the
considerations above the researcher wants to teachers used several techniques in teaching
investigate problem in learning the English vocabulary. Therefore, the researcher is interested in
vocabulary of elementary schools students. finding out whether there is significance influence of
Among all schools in Kandangan, there is only the teaching vocabulary techniques to the success of
one school RSDBI learning process in SMPN 9 Banjarmasin

RESEARCH What problems are faced by the fifth year 1. What techniques do the teachers apply in
PROBLEM students of SDN Kandangan Kota 1 in teaching vocabulary to the seventh grade
2011/2012 in learning the English vocabulary? students of SMPN 9 Banjarmasin academic
year 2009/2010?
2. How do the teachers apply the techniques in
teaching vocabulary to the seventh grade
students of SMPN 9 Banjarmasin academic
year 2009/2010?

RESEARCH This research uses a quantitative method The design of this research was a descriptive
METHOD qualitative

FINDINGS/RESULT The subject of the researcher was all students of The researcher took 2 teachers as the subject of
class V which consist of 54 students. thesis research. There were several techniques the
There were 3 tests that have been conducted; 1. teachers often used in teaching vocabulary to the
Knowing the meaning (the number of the students; a. memorization, b. fill-in the blanks, c.
students who made same errors is less than reading comprehension questions, d. use word in
50%). 2. Dictation test (there are over than 50% sentence.
students who made same error). 3.
Pronunciation test (there are over than 50%
students who made same error)
The problems faced by the students are;
problems in pronouncing the words due to the
language dialect, problem in writing, the last is
probably not neatly teaching from the teacher.

COMMENT :
From the two thesis that I have read, there are several differences from both of them. First, the research problems.
The first thesis investigate the problems of students in learning English vocabulary. Meanwhile, the other thesis investigate
the techniques in teaching vocabulary to students. In the background part, the first thesis based on some theories of the other
researchers and in the second thesis, the background based on the experience of the researcher itself. For the method of
research, the first thesis use qualitative method, while the other one uses descriptive qualitative. The findings or the result
also show different conclusions.