ASHLITION JOURNAL: Ash-Shahabah English Literature, Linguistics & Education
Vol. 2 No. 1 (2024): January - June Edition

Students’ Perception on Learning Vocabulary through Watching Western Movies

Jihan Aulia Dwi Saputri (Universitas Islam Makassar)
Dahniar Dahniar (Universitas Islam Makassar)
Nur Muthmainnah Halim (Universitas Islam Makassar)
Alfiandy Kamal (Universitas Islam Makassar)

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Publish Date
30 Jan 2024


This study aims to investigate students' perceptions of learning English through movies and explores the advantages of vocabulary acquisition via this medium. Utilizing qualitative methods, questionnaire responses from English Literature students from academic years 2019 to 2022 were gathered. Results reveal that students find learning English through movies to be enjoyable, effective, and engaging. They report benefits such as enhanced word spelling, contextual comprehension, and pronunciation skills. Despite encountering challenges, the use of movies as a learning tool remains effective. This research underscores the potential of incorporating movies into language learning curricula as it aligns with students' preferences and provides tangible benefits for vocabulary development

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ASHLITION JOURNAL: Ash-Shahabah English Literature, Linguistics & Education is a journal published by English Literature Study Program, Universitas Islam Makassar. This journal aims to promote research on language, English literature, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English education, and any ...