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Improving Students’ Vocabulary Mastery by Using Banana Race Game at the First Grade of SMP Negeri Bangkelekkila

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M. Dahlan Bahang*, Rina Asrini Bakri, Febrianti Mentaruk

English Department of STKIP-YPUP, Makassar, South Celebes, Indonesia.

*Corresponding author: M. Dahlan Bahang


The objective of the research is to find out whether or not Banana Race Game strategy can improve the students’ vocabulary mastery of SMP Negeri 1 Bangkelekila. The research applied pre-experimental method. The population of this research was the first grade students of SMP Negeri 1 Bangkelekila which consists of three classes. The researcher used purposive sampling technique. The total sampling of this research was 22 students. The result of this research found that the comprehension of students’ on noun was significantly increased particularly countable nouns and uncountable noun. The mean score of the students post-test was higher than the pre-test scores (80.31>53.40). Furthermore, the t-test value was greater than the t-table value (9.278>2.080). In other word, the banana race game can improve the students’ mastery of vocabulary on nouns, particularly for countable nouns and uncountable nouns.


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Improving Students’ Vocabulary Mastery by Using Banana Race Game at the First Grade of SMP Negeri Bangkelekkila

How to cite this paper: M. Dahlan Bahang, Rina Asrini Bakri, Febrianti Mentaruk. (2021). Improving Students’ Vocabulary Mastery by Using Banana Race Game at the First Grade of SMP Negeri Bangkelekkila. The Educational Review, USA5(3), 46-51.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2021.03.003

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