Proceedings of the International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017)

Enriching Students' Vocabulary by Implementing Semantic Mapping Strategy at the Tenth Grade of SMK Negeri 1 Ambon

Authors
Renata. C. G. V Nikijuluw
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Renata. C. G. V Nikijuluw
Available Online August 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.43How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Semantic Mapping Strategy, Vocabulary
Abstract
This paper aims at enriching students' vocabularies by implementing semantic mapping strategy at the tenth grade of SMK Negeri 1 Ambon. The subjects of the research were 20 students consisting of 4 males and 16 females. The research used a Classroom Action Research (CAR) where collaborated with the English Classroom teacher. The result of the study showed that in the first and the second cycle of the criterias of success were achieved, 70% of the students were successful. Based on this research, there are several advantages that was gained by the students when they learn vocabulary using Semantic Mapping Strategy in the classroom such as: students are able to understand the content of the reading text, understand the part of speech of the main word, and they also can write simple sentences. In this study, the researchers found that there was positive perception of the students toward the implementation of Semantic Mapping Strategy. The students' responses showed that by using this strategy they can enjoy learning in the classroom and their vocabularies' knowledge were enriched. Based on the test result it can be stated that Semantic Mapping Strategy is effective in enriching vocabulary and understand the meaning of new words.
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Proceedings
International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2017
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978-94-6252-441-5
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2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.43How to use a DOI?
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