Miladia Mustika Pridarani,


This study was aimed at improving vocabulary mastery through the use of vocabulary games. The data were obtained from classroom observations during the teaching and learning process, interviews with the students and collaborator, and photographs. The data were in the forms of vignettes, interview transcripts, and photographs. Pre-test and post-tests were held as supporting data in order to strengthen the validity of this study. The results of this study showed that there were improvements in students’ vocabulary mastery. It could be seen from the results of students’ progression during the lesson. The students’ motivation and involvement during the implementation of the actions increased. In addition, the implementation of the games and the complementary actions were successful to help the students in learning and understanding new words. In conclusion, the implementation of vocabulary games had improved the students’ vocabulary mastery.


Keywords: vocabulary, vocabulary mastery, vocabulary games

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