The Effects of Using English Songs on the Students’ Pronunciation at Seven Grade in MTs Negeri 1 Kolaka
1Pertiwi, Khairunnisa Agustina 2Andas, Netty Huzniati 3Hasyim, Ray Suryadi
This research investigated “The Effects of Using English Songs on The Student’s Pronunciation at Seven Grade in MTs Negeri 1 Kolaka “. The research problem of this research was “is there any effect of used English songs on the student’s pronunciation at seven grade of MTs Negeri 1 Kolaka?” The objective of the research was to find out whether or not used English songs has effect to the student’s pronunciation at seven grade of MTs Negeri 1 Kolaka.
The design of this research was Pre – experimental with One – group Pre – test post – test Design. The instruments that used in this research were pronunciation test and video recording. Sample of this research were the students in MTs Negeri 1 Kolaka, consist of 20 students at seven grade especially class VII Perhatian. Based on the result of the research it was found that the mean score of post-test (65,95) was higher than the mean score of pre-test (62,25). The standard deviation of post-test (5.266) was higher than the standard deviation score of pre-test (5.149). To saw using English song gave an effect towards the students’ pronunciation, the researcher used tcount. The researcher then compared tcount and ttable. The result was tcount(5.692) was higher than ttable(2,093) at the significant level 0,5 and degree of freedom = 19. It means that H1was accepted and H0was reject. It can be concluded that there was an effect of using English songs on the students’ pronunciation at seven grade in MTs Negeri 1 Kolaka.
Keyword: Pronunciation, Song, Effect