BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi <p><strong>BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal </strong>with ISSN <a href="https://portal.issn.org/resource/ISSN/2830-3202">2830-3202</a> (Online) &amp; ISSN <a href="https://portal.issn.org/resource/ISSN-L/2830-3385">2830-3385</a> (Print) is an international journal published by <strong><em>Celebes Scholar pg</em></strong>. BADI aims at providing a platform for scholars, researchers, practitioners, professors, and students to publish their literary work in English Language Study.</p> <p><strong>BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal</strong> covers all theories and practices of English Language Study including English language teaching &amp; learning, English for Specific Purpose, English language assessment, philosophy of language, literature, and linguistics. <strong>BADI </strong>publishes issues in<em><strong> February, June, and October</strong>.<br /></em></p> en-US <p>Articles of the <strong>BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal </strong><strong> </strong>are licensed under<br /><a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0.</a></p> official@celebesscholarpg.com (Celebes Scholar pg HQ) admin@celebesscholarpg.com (Support Team) Mon, 10 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0700 OJS 3.3.0.8 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Students’ Speaking Skills through Communicative Language Teaching https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/97 <p>This study was designed to increase the English speaking of students by implementing Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) approach in the second grade of Department of Dental Nurse Politeknik Kementerian Kesehatan Makassar. The subject taught was the English for Dental Nurse and the sample used in this study was class A as a control group and class B as an experimental group. This study implemented quasi experimental design with nonequivalent control group design. The result of this study showed significant greater improvement in students’ English speaking by implementing Communicative Language Teaching approach for experimental class than implementing Grammar Translation Method for control group. The study’s findings demonstrated that Grammar Translation Method was not as successful at increasing students’ speaking as Communicative Language Teaching (CLT).</p> Achmad Basir Copyright (c) 2024 BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/97 Mon, 10 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0700 Hybrid Flexible in Teaching English at Junior High School in Post Pandemic Era https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/70 <p>This research was designed to investigate hybrid flexible in teaching English. There were 32 students participated in this research by using the purposive sampling method. This mixed-methods study looked into the hybrid flexible method implemented in teaching English, the benefits of using hybrid flexible method and the challenges of applying hybrid flexible. A structured interview, observation and a questionnaire were used to gather the data. According to the findings of the study, the majority of students are able to enhance their English vocabulary with the aid of hybrid learning that is adaptable to their needs. Students find hybrid learning to be highly beneficial since it helps them gain new language and improve their vocabulary abilities. The flexible hybrid learning method makes learning enjoyable and provides students with access to a variety of sources of information, particularly the Internet. The student must be able to use the technology needed to access the content or course, as face-to-face and online learning will be required. These strategies are quite beneficial for students since they assist them in learning a new language or expanding their vocabulary. Aside from that, the findings of this study will be of great assistance to educators who seek to use this method in the classroom to improve the academic performance of their students, particularly in the post-pandemic era.</p> St. Patimah, Sahril, Nur Aeni Copyright (c) 2024 BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/70 Mon, 10 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0700 The Use of Wattpad Application for Reading Skill in EFL Classroom https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/76 <p>The objective of this study was to investigate the attitudes around the use of the Wattpad application as a tool for enhancing reading skills within the context of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms. The present study used a quantitative research methodology. The researcher administered a questionnaire to a group of students on their use of the Wattpad program. The participants in this research consisted of students enrolled in the English department at IAIN Kediri. The study sample consisted of 30 students from the English department. The findings indicate that 70% of respondents selected the option for item number 1. The use of the Wattpad application for enhancing reading skills in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom has been shown to have a beneficial impact. The conclusive findings of a questionnaire, including a total of 10 elements, indicated a majority agreement among participants. The Wattpad program may be deemed a valuable tool for enhancing reading proficiency in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. The Wattpad program serves as a valuable tool for English language acquisition, offering students an enjoyable and engaging learning experience that mitigates feelings of boredom. The empirical evidence suggests that Wattpad serves as a proficient instrument for facilitating language acquisition. The use of the Wattpad program has shown to be a beneficial method for enhancing kids' reading proficiency.</p> Nurul Aini, Lutfia Arum Pambudi, Aulia Nisa Copyright (c) 2024 BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/76 Mon, 10 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0700 An Analysis of Factors Influencing the Students’ Phonemic Awareness in Speaking Activities https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/79 <p>This research used descriptive quantitative method. The sample consisted of 18 participants from MA Al Hidayah Bakke. The objective of the research is to find out the factors influencing the students’ phonemic awareness by carrying out questionnaire. In this research, there were four factors influencing the students’ phonemic awareness in speaking activity such as practicing time, language difference, motivation, and phoneme teaching and learning in the school. The result shows that as EFL learners there are four factors influence the students’ phonemic awareness such as practicing time is categorized as sufficient factor, language difference is categorized as strong factor, motivation is categorized as strong factor and phoneme teaching and learning is categorized as strong factor.</p> Mayang Sari, Nurdin Noni, Chairil Anwar Korompot Copyright (c) 2024 BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/79 Mon, 10 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0700 The Perceptions of Using Duolingo Application in Learning English for Student's Vocabulary Mastery https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/82 <p>The objective of this study was to investigate the attitudes around the use of the Duolingo program as a tool for enhancing students' vocabulary proficiency in the English language. The present study used a quantitative research methodology. The researcher administered a questionnaire to a group of students on their use of the Duolingo program. The participants in this research consisted of students enrolled in the English department at IAIN Kediri. The study sample consisted of 30 students that were enrolled in the English department. The findings indicate that 70% of respondents selected the option "Agree" for item number 1. This suggests that the usage of the Duolingo program for English language learning positively impacts students' vocabulary proficiency. Furthermore, the overall results of the 10-item questionnaire indicate a general agreement among participants. The Duolingo program may be seen as a valuable tool for acquiring vocabulary. The Duolingo program is a valuable tool for acquiring proficiency in the English language, since it not only facilitates learning but also enhances student engagement by providing an enjoyable and non-monotonous learning experience. The empirical evidence suggests that Duolingo is a proficient instrument for acquiring language skills. The use of the Duolingo program has shown to be a successful method for enhancing pupils' proficiency in vocabulary.</p> Ria Fakhrurriana, Aulia Nisa, Nurdin Noni Copyright (c) 2024 BATARA DIDI : English Language Journal http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ https://celebesscholarpg.com/index.php/bataradidi/article/view/82 Mon, 10 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0700