The Effectiveness of Using Pictures in Teaching Vocabulary to the 2nd Grade Students of SD NEGERI 2 SRAGEN

Oleh :
Ellenta Owijah - C9308095 - Fak. Sastra dan Seni Rupa

This final project is written based on the job training activity which has been done by the writer as an English teacher in SDN 2 Sragen. The objectives of this report are to describe the application of using pictures in teaching English vocabulary and to find out the effectiveness of using pictures as the media in teaching English vocabulary to the second grade students. In collecting the data, the writer interviewed the supervisor to get more information about the school and discussed the materials that would be taught based on the curriculum. The process of teaching English vocabulary for the second grade students of SD Negeri 2 Sragen consists of three steps: Warming Up (Brainstorming), Presentation, and Evaluation. The writer found out some effectiveness of using pictures in teaching English vocabulary, they are: the pictures could encourage students’ motivation, the pictures could attract the students’ attention, the pictures help the students to memorize the vocabulary, and the pictures make the teaching and learning activity more fun and enjoyable. To improve the quality of English teaching and learning in SD Negeri 2 Sragen it is suggested to provide some facilities that can be used in the lesson activities, and apply interesting method for the students in improving the students’ motivation in learning English vocabulary.