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NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION PERFORMED BY FOREIGN ENGLISH TEACHER Jihan Ananda; Dadang Solihat; Yayan Suryana
Indonesian EFL Journal Vol 6, No 2 (2020)
Publisher : University of Kuningan

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25134/ieflj.v6i2.3424

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This paper specifically aims at knowing the types of nonverbal communications performed by the foreign English teacher based on Schmitz’s (2012) theory and finding out the students’ responses toward the foreign English teacher’s nonverbal communication. Qualitative research design was applied in this research. The participants of this research were the foreign English teacher and the students of class VII A MTsN 2 Kuningan. The data were collected through observation, interview, and questionnaire. The data were analyzed both qualitative and quantitative. The results of the research revealed that the foreign English teacher performed 3 types of nonverbal communication: 1) kinesics (includes gesture: emblems and illustrators, head movements and posture, eye contact, and facial expression); 2) vocalics; and 3) proxemics. However, the foreign English teacher did not perform adaptors and haptics in the classroom. He confessed that he did not really do certain gestures while feeling nervous, and for the American teacher, haptics (communication by touch) is a sensitive thing, and a difficult area. Regarding the students’ responses, they felt motivated learning English with the foreign English teacher because it made them happy, excited, proud, enthusiastic, and have willingness to learn more. It was showed that 89,6% of the students responded positively toward nonverbal communication performed by the foreign English teacher in teaching learning process, and being responded negatively by 10,4%. Furthermore, it emphasizes that teachers should be aware in applying nonverbal communication to create educative interesting atmosphere for the students and make the teaching learning process effective as well as motivating them.Keywords: nonverbal communication; foreign teacher; student’s response.
MALES AND FEMALES DISCREPANCIES IN READING FLUENCY: FOCUSING ON ADVANCED EFL LEARNERS Namaziandost, Ehsan; Fadhly, Fahrus Zaman; Solihat, Dadang
English Review: Journal of English Education Vol 8, No 1 (2019)
Publisher : University of Kuningan

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25134/erjee.v8i1.1818

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THE INFLUENCE OF PICTURE AND PICTURE MODEL ON INDONESIAN WRITING SKILLS Mulyani, Linda; Hanifah, Ifah; Solihat, Dadang
Indonesian Journal of Learning and Instruction Vol 1, No 2 (2018)
Publisher : Universitas Kuningan

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25134/ijli.v1i2.1488

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This study aims at determining the effect of the use of picture and picture model on Indonesian writing skills  narration essay in the class IV A and IV B Elemetary School 1 Purwawinangun. The samples in this study are 49 students. The method used in this research is quasi experiment. Data collection techniques used in this study is an essay written test. Data analysis technique in this research is normality test, homogeneity test, t-test, and n-gain test. The result of pretest mean score of experimental and control class are 44.2 and 43.6. The result of posttest mean score of experimental and control class are 82.8 and 72.4. The result of the hypothesis test obtained the value of based on the t-test results obtained 0,000 significance level, where 0.000 0.05, it means that Ha accepted based on the acceptance criteria hypothesis and Ho rejected, that there is an effect of using Picture and Picture type cooperative model on narration essay writing skill of students. The result of the n-gain test is 0.7 indicating that there is an increase in the experimental group using the picture and picture type cooperative model with high criteria. So it can be concluded that there is influence of using of picture and picture type in cooperative model of students narration essay writing skills.Keywords: cooperative model; picture; writing skill; narration essay.
IMPROVING STUDENTS’ LISTENING SKILL BY USING ENGLISH SONGS Dadang Solihat; Prita Lusiana Utami
English Review: Journal of English Education Vol 3, No 1 (2014)
Publisher : University of Kuningan

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Abstract: This study investigates students’ listening skill by using English songs. The reason of choosing this topic is based on the problems that is listening skill. It can be seen during the writer teaching at SMPN in Kuningan, the students lack of listening skill. The aims of this research were to investigate the effectiveness of using English songs to improve students listening skill and to know the students attitudes of using English songs in listening skill.The target of this research was the students at eighth grade of SMPN 1 Lebakwangi, Kecamatan Lebakwangi. There were 62 students. The method of this research was quasi-experimental design. There are two groups as the investigated group in this research. One group is for experimental group and the other group is controlled group. The data were collected through three steps, namely pre-test, post-test, and questionnaire. To analyze the result of pre test and post test, this research used t-test formula computed by SPSS 17.00. The result of the research showed that the students’ progress in mastering listening skill during the activity can be seen from the Paired test that shows t count is higher than t table (-32.6972.042). It indicates that English songs is effective in listening skill. Students given positive attitude based on the questionnaire result that it had level agreement 92% and mean 142.Keywords: listening skill, song, media, language skill
Error Analysis of Writing Verbs in Discussion Text Dadang Solihat; Diah Novianti
English Review: Journal of English Education Vol 4, No 1 (2015)
Publisher : University of Kuningan

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25134/erjee.v4i1.309

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The objective of this study is to find out the error types of writing verbs in students‟ discussion texts and to identify the factors causing verb errors at the fourth semester students of English major in University of Kuningan. The subject of this study is 20 students. The limitation of the problem is to classify the students‟ errors based on Linville„s error types in writing verbs, there are subject-verb agreement errors, verb tense errors, and verb form errors. This research is using qualitative method by collecting data from documents, questionnaires, and interviews. The result showed that the highest error which most students made is subject-verb agreement. Its frequency is 105 errors or 78.95 %. The second common error is verb form with 15 errors or 11.28 %. The third common error is verb-tense with 13 errors or 9.77 %. The factors causing verb errors are interlingual factor and intralingual or developmental factor. It is influenced by the students‟ lack of knowledge and understanding of the use of verbs.Key words: subject-verb agreement error, verb tense error, verb form error, interlingual factor, intralingual or developmental factor
DIGITAL LITERACY IN VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH LEARNING MATERIALS Ratna Dewanti; Berliana Febri; Dadang Solihat
English Review: Journal of English Education Vol 10, No 2 (2022)
Publisher : University of Kuningan

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25134/erjee.v10i2.6305

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This study aims to investigate digital literacy in vocational high school English learning materials since these schools are supposed to prepare their students for professional world. This qualitative study employs a content analysis method, analyzing the English learning materials used by vocational high schools in Central Jakarta. The words and sentences representing the weaving of digital literacy in 42 English learning materials are the data of this study. Digital literacy indicators covering seven components: information processing, critical thinking and problem solving, communication and collaboration, citizenship, ethics, operation skills and safety are used as the research instruments. The findings indicate that all literacy components but citizenship and safety are incorporated in the materials. They are mostly used in the assignments, followed by the contents and the miscellanies parts of the learning materials. However, despite the existence, they seem to be not evenly incorporated in all components of the materials.
INTERACTIONAL MODIFICATION LANGUAGE USED BY THE TEACHER IN ENGLISH CLASSROOM IN MTS PUI CIKASO Elin Marlina; Dadang Solihat; Nida Amalia Asikin
Indonesian Journal of Learning and Instruction Vol 4, No 1 (2021)
Publisher : Universitas Kuningan

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25134/ijli.v4i1.4343

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This research aims at knowing the types of interactional modification language used by the teacher in MTs PUI Cikaso based on Pinter’s theory (2017) and also finding out the students’ responses toward interactional modification. Qualitative research design is applied in this research. The subject of the data is an English teacher and the students of class VII B MTs PUI Cikaso. The data are collected through observation, interview, and questionnaire. During observation, the researcher uses mobile phone to record the learning process by putting the phone in the corner of the class to get clear visualization. The observation is conducted 8 times (8 meetings) where every meeting spends 40 minutes. Interview used to support the data about teacher’s opinion while using interactional modification language. Meanwhile questionnaire is used to support the student’s responses. The data are analyzed both qualitatively. The findings revealed that the teacher used 5 types of interactional modifications: 1) Repetition; 2) confirmation check; 3) comprehension check; 4) clarification request; and 5) reformulation. While for the students’ responses, it showed that the students gave correct responses, incorrect responses, and no response. However, the students admitted that interactional modification language can help them to comprehend material well. It shows that 85% of the students responded positively toward interactional modification used by the teacher. In addition, the interactional modification is being responded negatively by 15% of the students. Finally, the researcher concluded that the use of interactional modification language is needed to keep students-teacher interaction run well.Keywords: Interactional modification; student’s comprehension; student’s response