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Improving Students' Writing Skill by Using Tik-Tok Application at SMP Muhammadiyah 4 Metro

Hidayati, Naziah Ayu (2022) Improving Students' Writing Skill by Using Tik-Tok Application at SMP Muhammadiyah 4 Metro. Undergraduate thesis, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Metro.

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Writing is one of the four language skill that must be mastered by students. By writing, students get a lot of knowledge, information and everything they need in the learning process. However, they often neglect mastering this ability. This the researcher found in the eighth grade of SMP Muhamadiyah 4 Metro where students had difficulty to understanding English especiallyin writing, so this caused their learning outcomes to be low, to improve students' writing skills, researcher used the TikTok application in the learning process.The TikTok application is one of the interesting and easy-to-use learning media in the teaching and learning process, the purpose of this research is to find out whether the TikTok application can improve students' writing skill in learning English, especially writing. The form of this research is classroom action research which is conducted in 2 cycles. Each cycle consists of planning, action, observation, and reflection. The object of this research is the students' writing ability. In collecting data, researcher used test, observation, and documentation. This research was conducted with an English class teacher of SMP Muhammadiyah 4 Metro, namely Mr. Abidin, M.Pd The result of this study indicate that the TikTok application has a positive role in improving the writing skill of class VIII students at SMP Muhammadiyah 4 Metro. This can be proven based on their average scores starting from the pre test to the post-test. The mean score of the students during the pre-test was 57.6 and post-test 1 was 68.7 to 78.7. This means that the use of the TikTok application in writing descriptive text can improve students' writing skill.

Key words : Writing Skill, TikTok Application and Classroom Action Research

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2022 02:19
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2022 02:19

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