Arbain Arbain
Universitas Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda

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Teachers’ Strategies in Managing a Large Class in Teaching English at SMP Negeri 01 Tanjung Selor Trimar Keristiana; Arbain Arbain; Rinda Fitriana
Borneo Educational Journal (Borju) Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): February
Publisher : Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University

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Classroom management is an important concern for every teacher in making effective setting classroom in schools holds students together and offers them opportunity to achieving their goals in learning process especially in large classes with to much numbers of students. This research applied qualitative research. The subject of this research were the teacher’s and students of SMP NEGERI 01 Tanjung Selor. The researcher conducted interview to collect the data. The researcher did some steps to analyze the data, namely; data condensation, data display, and conclusion drawing.The result of this research showed that teachers mostly organize students into group during lesson, walk around classroom to check students work, set particular seating arrangement, address misbehavior and using variety of teaching method such as discussion, group work and group project to make students active during class. In addition, students’ perception has significant relationship between teachers’ strategies and student’s performance in learning English. The finding also showed that teachers has positive strategies in managing their class and the students enjoyed the method used by teachers during English lesson.
Politeness Strategies Used by the Member of Student Youth Community (SYC) Widya Gama Mahakam University Febiyani Febiyani; Rinda Fitriana; arbain arbain
Borneo Educational Journal (Borju) Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): February
Publisher : Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University

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Politeness strategy is a strategy that used by the people in order to safe and satisfy the hearers’ face. This strategy mainly used in everyday communication and interaction. This research used qualitative resarch and aimed to find what are politeness strategies used by the member of Student Youth Community (SYC). This research conducted in Widya Gama University with 15 members of SYC who involved as the research subject. The result of this research showed that there are four strategies used by the Members of SYC. They are bald on record, positive politeness strategy, negative politeness strategy, and off record strategy. From 277 utterances, 116 utterances  of them recognized as bald on record (42%), 110 utterances as positive politeness (40%), 18 utterances as negative politeness (6%),  and 33 utterances as off record (12%). Therefore, it can be concluded that bald on record as the dominated strategy that used by the members of SYC. It means that, during the discussion and interaction, the members of  SYC tend to use direct srategy.
The Correlation Between Student’s Reading Habit in English and Students’ Reading Comprehension Ability Merry Andriani; Ariyanti Ariyanti; arbain arbain
Borneo Educational Journal (Borju) Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): February
Publisher : Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University

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Reading comprehension can be influenced by reading habit. This research is intended to identify the students’ ability in reading English. The main objective of this research is to recognize whether there is significant correlation between student’s reading habit in English and students’ reading comprehension ability identified through the use of students’ habit questionnaire and reading test with the text was took from passage in TOEFL test.  These subjects who are involved at this research are second semester of English Department in Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda University. This research used quantitative research method. The research design of this study is correlational study. Reading test and questionnaire were used as the instruments; it was used to find out students reading comprehension (variable Y) and students reading habit (variable X) in order to get the data. Moreover, this research used simple random sampling technique. Population of this research was the second semester of English Department in Widya Gama Mahakam Samarinda. The researcher took 38 students as the sample. In this study the researcher computed the normality test to measure the data have a normal distribution and linearity test to measure the data is linear. The data was analyzed using product moment correlation coefficient by SPSS version 22. The result of this research is 0.657. From the result of this research is 0.657 was higher than the significant degree 0.05 at Sig. (2-tailed). It can be concluded the Null hypothesis (Ho) is rejected and the Alternative hypothesis (Ha) is accepted.