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Use of Letter Blocks Word Builder Game and Compound Words Game to Enrich Students? Vocabularies: A Study of Writing 1 Students of English Education Program of STKIP SoE

Sonya V. Ch. Benu

Abstract: The objectives of this study are to enrich students? vocabularies and get their understanding in using the words. The researcher recognized from their own experience in school and absolute uselessness of vocabulary lists and tests. Teaching vocabulary was important for the students to get familiar with the meaning of the words and the used of them in writing, instruction of teaching vocabulary should be enhanced. For these reasons, the researcher presents on teaching vocabularies by using Letter Blocks Word Builder Game and Compound Word Game. Letter Blocks Word Builder Game is an online game in which the students can choose letters and form them into words while Compound Words Game is also an online game that requires the students to combine two words become one word and has its own meaning. The participants of this study are the second semester students of STKIP SoE. Quantitative approach is used to measure the effect of using the games in teaching vocabularies. The result shown that there were good effects after playing the games, 75 % of the students agreed to use the games, 35 % of the students said that Letter Blocks Words Builder Game was good for forming letters became words and 40 % of the students said that Compound Word Game challenged them to create more words while only the 25% rest of the students did not care with the use of the games.

Keywords: Compound Word Game, Letter Blocks Word Builder Game, Use, Vocabularies

Country: Indonesia, Subject Area: Education

Pages: 1933 - 1936

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019

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Sonya V. Ch. Benu, "Use of Letter Blocks Word Builder Game and Compound Words Game to Enrich Students? Vocabularies: A Study of Writing 1 Students of English Education Program of STKIP SoE", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i3/show_abstract.php?id=ART20196419, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 1933 - 1936

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