Using Word Wall Medium to Improve Students’ Junior Secondary School Vocabulary Mastery

Nurul Humairah Kahar, Sultan Baa

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This research aimed at finding out whether or not the use of wordwall media improves EFL junior secondary school students’ vocabulary mastery. The study applied pre-experimental research design. The population of this research was the seventh grade students of SMP Negeri 1 Campalagian Polewali Mandar West Sulawesi.  Twenty three (23) students were taken as samples of the study by using cluster random sampling technique. The instrument of this research was a writing test which administered as a pre-test and post-test. Descriptive statistic was used to analyze the data. The result of data analysis showed that the t-test value for vocabulary was 114.1 and t-table was 2.074. It means that t-test was greater than t-table or 114.1>2.074. The alternative hypothesis (H1) was accepted and the null hypothesis (H0) was rejected. Therefore, it can be concluded that the use of word wall media could improve students’ vocabulary mastery of the EFL junior secondary school students in Polewali Mandar West Sulawesi.

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wordwall; EFL students; vocabulary mastery

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