Communication Strategies Used by the Primary Teachers in EFL Classroom

  • Ayu Oktaviani STKIP PGRI Lubuklinggau
  • Dwi Misgiyati STKIP PGRI LUBUKLINGGAU

Abstract

The objective of the research was to find out communication strategies used by the Primary teachers in EFL classroom. The sample of the research was 3 teachers in grade 2, 5 and 6 at Palm Kids Elementary School of Lubuklinggau. The samples were taken through Purposive sampling. The researcher used descriptive qualitative research and the data were collected by using observation, interview, and documentation(field note and video recording). The result revealed that communiction strategies used by the English teachers’ were code switching, intra-lingual, IL based strategies, non-linguistics, cooperative, and formal reduction. In the other English teachers’ responded towards are the communication strategies helped the students understood the meaning, made the students easier to understood the material, helped students to understand what English said, helped to explain the material more detail in teaching and learning process and made the students have to master English well.

Keyword: primary teachers, communication strategies, primary school

References

Ary, D. J., Lucy, C &Razavieh, A. (2002). Introduction to Research in Education.(8th Ed.).Belmot: Wardsworld, Thomson Learning.

Brown, H. D. (1941). Principles of Language Learning and Teaching. New York:University of LLLinois.

Cervantez, C. A. & Rodriguez, R. R. (2012). The Use Communication Strategies in the Beginner EFL Classroom. (vol_6):Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Mexico. Pp.111-128.

Donyei, Z. (1995). On the teachability of Communication Strategies. TESOL Quartely (29,55-58)

Harmer, J. (2007). The Practice of English Language Teaching (4th Ed.).. Cambridge: Pearson Longman.

Faerch, C. & Kaper, G. (1980). Processes and Strategies in Foreign Language Learning and Communication. Interlanguage studies Bulletin utrecht (pp, 1-73). Netherlands.

Fraenkel, J.R. &Wallen, N.E. (2009). How to Design and Evaluate Research inEducation (7thEd.). New York: McGraw-Hill Companies.

Latief, M. A. (2014). Research Methods on Language Learning: An Introduction.Malang: UniversitasNegeri Malang.

Jhonson, S. (2016). Qualitative Impact Evaluation: Incoporating Autenticity into The Asessment of Rigour:University of Bath
Musthafa, B. (2010). Teaching English to Young Learners in Indonesia: EssentialRequirements.Depok: Indonesia University of Education. Retrievedfromhttp://file.upi.edu/Direktori/JURNAL/EDUCATIONIST/Vol._IV_No._2-Juli_2010/07_Bachrudin_Musthafa.pdf

Oktaviani, A., & Fauzan, A. (2017). Teachers Perceptions about the Importance of English for Young Learners. Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, 1(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31539/leea.v1i1.25

Sugiyono. (2010).MetodePenelitianKuantitatif, Kualitatifdan R&D. Bandung: Alfabeta Bandung.

Sutopo, &Marhadika., (2016). The Use of Communication Strategies Among Indonesian Young Learners of English in Early Total Immersion Program (Vol_7):University Sekaran Gunung Pati Semarang.Retrieved.fromhttps://www.shs.conferences.org/articles/shsconf/pdf/2016/04/shsconf_erpa2016_01001.pdf

Suyanto, K.E. (2008). English for Young Learners. Jakarta: PT BumiAksara.

Tinsley, T. & Comfort, T. (2012).Lesson from Abroad: International Review of Primary Languages. London:CFBT Education Trust.

Undang-undangtentangSistemPendidikanNasional.Retrieved November 15th, 2016,fromhttp://pustakamateri.web.id/undang-undang-tentang-sistem-pendidikan-nasional/.
Published
2018-12-21
How to Cite
Oktaviani, A., & Misgiyati, D. (2018). Communication Strategies Used by the Primary Teachers in EFL Classroom. Linguistic, English Education and Art (LEEA) Journal, 2(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31539/leea.v2i1.386
Abstract viewed = 49 times
pdf downloaded = 46 times