Developing English Vocabulary Through The Busuu App

  • Tika Khairunnisa Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta , Indonesia
  • Lidiyatul Izzah Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta , Indonesia
  • Muhamad Sofian Hadi Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta , Indonesia
Keywords: Busuu application, language learning media, vocabulary

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the improvement of English learning using the Busuu application. This study used a quantitative method and the design used in this quantitative method was pre-experimental using one group pre-test and post-test. The samples in this study were 31 students of class 10th Ipa SMA Al-Mukhlisin Ciseeng Bogor in the academic year 2019-2020. The mean value of the pre-test results was 43.39 and the post-test 89.19. The results of the t-test calculation can be concluded that the Busuu application has a significant effect on students' vocabulary skills. Evidenced by getting 1.345 for the Pre-test and 2.765 for Post-test. The means for the pre-test were 43.39 and 89.19 for the post-tests. The result of the t.calculation score of 12,492 was higher than the t.table score of 2,042 at the 5% significance level. This means that the Busuu application improves the vocabulary skills of grade X SMA Al-Mukhlisin students.

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Published
30-04-2021
How to Cite
Khairunnisa, T., Izzah, L., & Hadi, M. S. (2021). Developing English Vocabulary Through The Busuu App. Ethical Lingua: Journal of Language Teaching and Literature, 8(1), 235-244. Retrieved from https://ethicallingua.org/25409190/article/view/262
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Regular Articles – Language