THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SONGS USED FOR TEACHING CONDITIONAL SENTENCES

Authors

  • Yayu Sri Rahayu
  • Mira Lestari

Keywords:

TEACHING GRAMMAR, SONGS, CONDITIONAL SENTENCES

Abstract

The title of the research paper was “The Effectiveness of Songs Used for
Teaching Conditional Sentences”. The study was conducted on the 16th of
September 2015 until 23rd of September 2015. The objectives of the study were
to find out whether or not the songs were effective used for teaching conditional
sentences and to find out what were students responses toward the songs. The
method that was used in this research was pre-experimental design. There was
only one group to be researched. The sample was the second grade students of
SMA 1 Majalaya that consists of 41 students. The instruments were test and
questionnaire. The research findings were the value of t. was higher than the t.
table (19.818 > 2.02). it could be put forward that songs were useful for
improving grammatical mastery especially in the first conditional sentences and
the second conditional sentences. The Null Hypotheses (H0) was rejected and
the Alternative Hypotheses (Ha) was accepted, stating that there was significant
difference in the result of students scores before and after the treatment using
songs. It can be put forward that the use of songs for teaching conditional
sentences to the second grade of SMA 1 Majalaya was effective. Then the writer
found out that the students liked being taught conditional sentences by using
songs. It was shown by the result of the questionnaire that 89% of students
answered that they really liked being taught by using songs. And 94% of
students anwered that the atmosphere of the class became enjoyable. Based on
the result that has been found by the writer, it can be put forward that songs are
effective used for teaching conditional sentences and the students’ responses are
good and positive.

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Published

2016-10-02