Tenth Grade Students' Ability in Writing Descriptive Text using Magic Card

Nurhayati, Nurhayati and Karim, Sayit Abdul and Budiarti, Budiarti and Sudiro, Suryo (2022) Tenth Grade Students' Ability in Writing Descriptive Text using Magic Card. Acitya: Journal of Teaching & Education, 4 (1). pp. 157-174.

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English language teachers nowadays are challenged to present interesting and innovative ways of teaching English to motivate their students to learn. Magic card can be used as an alternative learning medium toward the students' ability to write a descriptive text. The present study attempts to figure out students' ability in writing descriptive text utilizing magic card and to describe the students' perceptions about the use of magic card in writing descriptive text. Therefore, a quantitative descriptive research design was applied. Furthermore, to obtain the data needed, a set of tests and questionnaires were administered to 36 participants (29 females and 7 males) of the tenth-grade students. The findings revealed that the total mean of students' ability was categorized into good criteria (84%). It means that the students' ability in writing descriptive text is significantly improved. Moreover, the results of the questionnaire showed that students like using magic card because magic card is an interesting medium that would make students enjoy studying, be active in writing, and be creative in thinking. Besides, magic card can enrich students' vocabulary as it promotes students' creativity

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pendidikan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Kaprodi S1 Pend. Bahasa Inggris UTY
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2023 03:13
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023 06:33
URI: http://eprints.uty.ac.id/id/eprint/12523

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