The Effect of Total Physical Response Technique
1Rosmini 2Andaz, Netty Husniati 3Riyani, Nasmah
The purpose of this study is to describe the objective condition of The Effect of Total Physical Response Technique is Vocabulary Achievement at First Grade of SMPN 1 Kolaka.. It includes the differences on the students’ vocabulary mastery learnt by using Total Physical Response Method compared to the students’ vocabulary mastery learnt by using Grammar Translation Method, and the students’ vocabulary achievement learnt by using Total Physical Response Technique.
The aim of the research is to gain the information about the effect of Total Physical Response Technique in teaching vocabulary, moreover, it is conducted to get the effective technique in teaching vocabulary at seventh grade of students of junior high School 1 Kolaka. The sample of the research was 27 students of the seventh year. This research was using an experimental method in the quantitative form by collecting data from the documentation, and test.
The data collected in this research were analyzed by using SPSS. According to the result of statistical calculation, the obtained value of the value of “rxy ” from the df (29) on the degree of significance of 5% is 0.396. Comparing the with each value of the degree of significance, the researcher finds 64.59 > 52.61. So is higher than or >. Based on the result, the null hypothesis (H0) which says there was no significant influence of using Total Physical Response technique in teaching vocabulary is rejected. It means that the alternative hypothesis (H1) which says that there was the significant influence of using Total Physical Response Technique in teaching vocabulary is accepted.
Based on the finding of this study it can be concluded that using Total Physical Response in teaching vocabulary is quite a success by using TPR technique. It is not only effective to lead students to feel more interesting and enjoy doing activity in the class but also it can give the students the opportunities to be active in learning English vocabulary.
Keywords: Vocabulary, and Total Physical Response