Enriching Students’ Vocabulary Using English Pop Songs

Journal Title: Journal of English Teaching - Year 2012, Vol 2, Issue 3


This study aimed at enriching kindergarten students’ English vocabulary was conducted in Singa School, Jakarta. The 21 students of the K-2 grade who participated in a two-cycled action research were taught vocabularies by using pop-songs. The quantitative data, collected using tests, and the qualitative data, collected using observation and document study techniques indicated that the use of pop-songs enriched the participants’ vocabulary, as shown by the increase of the mean scores of the tests conducted, i.e. 33.57 (in the pre-test) to 50 ( post-test of cycle I) to and 80 (post-test of cycle II), and the use of stories in each cycle significantly enriched the students’ vocabulary mastery. The t-tests in the two cycles resulted tcount (7.087)>ttable (1.725) and tcount (9.216) >ttable (1.725, respectively. Based on the findings, it could be concluded that the use of pop-songs was effective to enrich kindergarten students’ vocabulary.

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Roimma Limbong


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  • EP ID EP50155
  • DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.33541/jet.v2i3.58
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Roimma Limbong (2012). Enriching Students’ Vocabulary Using English Pop Songs. Journal of English Teaching, 2(3), -. https://www.europub.co.uk/articles/-A-50155