The Effectiveness of Duolingo Application Media in Vocabulary Mastery of SMK BP Subulul Huda

Sholikhah, Nabilla Khurmatus (2022) The Effectiveness of Duolingo Application Media in Vocabulary Mastery of SMK BP Subulul Huda. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, IAIN Ponorogo.


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Media development is overgrowing, one of which is educational media. Media is one component of learning that is essential in teaching and learning activities. Media applications such as the Duolingo application are English vocabulary learning applications. Mastery of vocabulary is also necessary to learn English and foreign languages. The students find many obstacles in mastering vocabulary, such as remembering vocabulary, the minimum number of words mastered, memorizing the meaning of vocabulary and the minimum of media to learn vocabulary. Therefore, with Duolingo application media, it is hoped that students will be more interested in increasing their vocabulary mastery.
This study ais to determine whether Duolingo application media significantly affects vocabulary mastery in class X at SMK BP Subulul Huda. The importance of this research is expected to be helpful information for English teachers, especially in teaching vocabulary. In addition, it can also be used as a teaching medium to improve vocabulary mastery.
This research used a quantitative approach and used a quasi-experimental design. This study uses two classes, the experimental class, and the control class. The population in this study were students of class X SMK BP Subulul Huda. The research samples were 22 students in the experimental class and 21 students in the control class. This study used simple random sampling as a sampling technique. The research instrument with tests and documentation. The data were analyzed using the t-test formula.
The study results indicated that the mean post-test score in the experimental class is 87.86, and the mean score in the control class is 78.57. The data of this study were analyzed by using a t- test. Based on the statistical calculation with the significance level of 5%. The value Sig (2- tailed) of the equal variant assumed 0.000 and α = 0.05. Based on data analysis and hypothesis testing, the calculation results obtained that the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected, and the alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted. So, the calculation above can be assumed that there is an effect of the Duolingo application media in mastering the vocabulary of class X students at SMK BP Subulul Huda.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Thesis Supervisor: AHMADI
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Jurusan Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Miss Perpustakaan IAIN Ponorogo
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2022 00:52
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2022 00:52

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