THE IMPACT OF YOUTUBE TOWARDS STUDENTS’ ENGLISH PRONUNCIATIONAbstract views : 23 , PDF downloads : 11
Pronunciation is an essential part of English required for student success to speak and to write. Preliminary information was obtained from preliminary studies that students' pronunciation skills in English are still weak and they often have difficulties with it. Vocabulary pronunciation is another problem faced by both students and teachers in schools. Even students cannot pronounce vocabulary clearly and accurately, this can lead to misunderstandings so that could interfere with written and oral communication other interested parties. Other problems are the choice of media and learning methods that are not to the right. Based on the results of recent English pronunciation research, learning by effective media and up-to-date approaches can enhance students' skills in this way the problems should be resolved. This is why YouTube-based video media is widely used. They are believed to improve students' pronunciation skills. Learn English with your right-hand. Methods to improve students' pronunciation skills are badly needed by teachers. They should be able to provide fun learning experiences through YouTube Media with appropriate methods to improve students' pronunciation skills. It's a study aims to provide alternative English pronunciation classes to younger High school students with YouTube-based video media with related activities. This the investigation was carried out using a mixed method; quantitative-experimental and qualitative. Quantitative data sources before and after the test was conducted to find out whether the use of YouTube-based moving image media could be improved pronunciation by 8th grade students of DCC Global School or not. Furthermore, qualitative data is also needed to explain research results from field notes, such as maintenance. The results indicate there is impact of YouTube-based video media towards students’ English pronunciation.
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