Journal of English Teaching and Linguistic Issues (JETLI) <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> en-US <h3 class="mycustom-background">Copyright Notice</h3> <p>Authors who publish in Journal of English Teaching and Linguistic Issues (JETLI) agree to the following terms:</p> <ol> <li class="show">Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) License</a> that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.</li> <li class="show">Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.</li> <li class="show">Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.</li> </ol> <p> </p> (Adimawati Helingo) (Ainun Ainsha Habibie) Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0800 OJS 60 Improving Students' Speaking Ability Though Problem Solving Strategy at the ninth grade of SMP Negeri 2 Momunu <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> Jusniati A. Gama, Harni Jusuf, Zulkifli Akhmad Copyright (c) 2024 Jusniati A. Gama, Harni Jusuf, Zulkifli Akhmad Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0800 The Effectiveness of Using Wall Word Media in Teaching Vocabulary for EFL Young Learners <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> Jhems Richard Hasan, Alvons Habibie Copyright (c) 2024 Jhems Richard Hasan, Alvons Habibie Wed, 07 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0800 Cultural integration in English material (a study on students’ vocabulary mastery and its effect on communication ability) <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> Kartin Lihawa Copyright (c) 2023 Kartin Lihawa Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0800