The Importance of Scrabble Game: An Experimental Analysis of the Eighth Graders’ Vocabulary Mastery at SMP Eka Wijaya Cibinong

  • Agie Masela SMP Eka Wijaya Cibinong

Abstract

This research aimed to investigate whether Scrabble game has a significant effect on the eighth graders’ vocabulary mastery. This research was carried out by using experimental research method with one group pretest-posttest design. The eighth graders of class VIII-A were taught vocabularies using Scrabble game. The quantitative data, collected using tests, were analyzed by using the independent and paired sample t-test on SPSS version 19 program. The findings on this research showed the mean scores of pre-test and post-test, which were, 52.40 points and 45.64 respectively; the gain was -6.76 points and the result of hypothesis test, it was found that t count (1.569) was less than t table (2.06). The findings indicated that H0 was accepted. The conclusion of this research was Scrabble had no significant effect on the eighth graders’ vocabulary mastery.

Published
Jul 17, 2018
How to Cite
MASELA, Agie. The Importance of Scrabble Game: An Experimental Analysis of the Eighth Graders’ Vocabulary Mastery at SMP Eka Wijaya Cibinong. JET (Journal of English Teaching), [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 201-213, july 2018. ISSN 2622-4224. Available at: <http://ejournal.uki.ac.id/index.php/jet/article/view/762>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.33541/jet.v3i3.762.