THE USE OF VIDEO MEDIA TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ PRONUNCIATION

Marina Oktaviani, Yustika Nur Fajriah

Abstract


This study was conducted to investigate the use of video media to improve students’ pronunciation in the second grade of a junior high school. Thus its specific objective was to find out: The effectiveness of video in teaching students pronunciation of of /ʒ/ /tʃ/ /dʒ/ /θ/ /ð/. The research method used in this study was quasi-experimental and it was conducted in one junior high school in Cikajang. The data in this study were collected by using pre-test and post-test. They were then analyzed by using the Mann-Whitney t-test to see if there is significant difference in the mean of both groups’ score and the dependent t-test to see if the use of video media significantly affects students’ pronunciation. The findings showed that use video media is effective in improving students’ score in pronunciation post-test score of experimental group, M=13.06, of control group M=7,73 the result of the dependent t-test: t(30) = - 18.351 < 0.05 with tcrit (30) = 2.042. The obtained value of tcritis proven to be greater than tcrit (-18.351 > 2.042) and this result is significant at α level 0.05. In addition, this technique is very helpful as it becomes in teaching pronunciation.

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Video Media, Pronunciation, Students

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