Journal of English Teaching and Linguistic Issues (JETLI) 2024-02-29T12:23:44+08:00 Adimawati Helingo Open Journal Systems <p>JETLI: Journal of English teaching and linguistic issues publishes multi-disciplinary research on English language teaching, applied linguistics, and other English linguistics issues. JETLI: Journal of English teaching and linguistic issues disseminates research results and analysis regarding EFL and linguistic related issues in all countries that cover the fields of:</p> <ul> <li>English Language Pedagogy</li> <li>English for Specific Purposes</li> <li>ELT Materials Development and Evaluation</li> <li>English Language Testing and Assessment</li> <li>Applied English Linguistics</li> <li>General English Linguistics</li> <li>Language Policy and Planning</li> <li>Second Language Acquisition</li> <li>Translation and Interpreting studies</li> <li>Technology in English Teaching and Learning</li> </ul> Improving Students' Speaking Ability Though Problem Solving Strategy at the ninth grade of SMP Negeri 2 Momunu 2023-12-22T03:17:01+08:00 Jusniati A. Gama Harni Jusuf Zulkifli Akhmad <p>This study aims to improve students' speaking skills using Problem Solving Strategy. This study is a classroom action research with the subject is the ninth students of SMP Negeri 2 Momunu Buol Regency, central Sulawesi Province. The study uses observations sheets of teacher and student activity and test to get the data. In this study, for the data analysis, researchers used a speaking assessment rubric consisting of 5 aspects such as comprehension, fluency, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Researchers found that in the first cycle the increase in students' speaking skills that reached the learning completeness criteria of 70 was 11 (44%) students and those who had not reached the learning completeness criteria were 14 (56%) with an average score of 69.44 the highest score reached 80 and the lowest score was 64. Then in the second cycle there was a significant increase where the standard of completeness of learning outcomes, especially in speaking skills, reached 24 (96%) students and students who had not reached the learning completeness criteria were 1 (4%) student. While the average score of students obtained in the second cycle was 81.52 with the highest score reaching 92 and the lowest score 68. Based on this research, the researcher can draw the conclusion that the application of the problem solving strategy learning model is able to increase student activeness in discussion groups therefore students' speaking skills also increase.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 2024-01-31T00:00:00+08:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Jusniati A. Gama, Harni Jusuf, Zulkifli Akhmad The Effectiveness of Using Wall Word Media in Teaching Vocabulary for EFL Young Learners 2023-11-27T05:47:14+08:00 Jhems Richard Hasan Alvons Habibie <p>This study aims to examine the effectiveness of wall word media in improving students’ vocabulary mastery in SMP Negeri 1 Paguyaman, Gorontalo. Quantitative methods are research approaches that involve the collection and analysis of numerical data to answer research questions or test hypotheses. This method emphasizes the use of statistical analysis to examine relationships between variables and to determine the significance of results. A quasi-experiment is a research design used in this study. This indicates that the use of Wall Word media can improve English vocabulary mastery in students. After exploring the use of Wall word Media in teaching vocabulary to young learners, it can be concluded that this media can be an effective and engaging way to enhance students' vocabulary learning. The visual and interactive nature of Wall word Media can help young learners to remember new words more easily and retain them for longer periods. Furthermore, the tool can be used to introduce learners to different cultures and help them to develop their understanding of diverse perspectives. It is worth noting, however, that Wall word Media should not be used in isolation as the sole method of teaching vocabulary.</p> 2024-02-07T00:00:00+08:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Jhems Richard Hasan, Alvons Habibie Cultural integration in English material (a study on students’ vocabulary mastery and its effect on communication ability) 2024-02-29T12:23:44+08:00 Kartin Lihawa <p>The objective of this study is to maximize SMA students’ mastery of English vocabulary which is to support and give the best effect on their ability in using English communication. To reach this objective is to treat the three English Department students&nbsp; of UNG in their English teaching practice based on cultural context of Gorontalo, in terms of improving the SMA students’ speaking ability which supported by their rich vocabularies. The method used in this program is qualitative and the technique to gather the data is observation of the teaching practice. The data derived from the 12 SMA students’ speaking ability to who were observed as they were the leaders of each of 12 groups from the 4 groups in each 3 classes handled by the three English Department students of UNG. The results show that applying cultural context material in teaching English can give positive effect in terms of improving SMA students’ ability in their communication in English.</p> 2023-11-30T00:00:00+08:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Kartin Lihawa