Rosalia Eka Wulandari, Sujoko Sujoko, Muh . Asrori


This research aims at: (1) identifying whether Storytelling can improve the students’ vocabulary mastery or not, and (2) describing the class situation when Storytelling is implemented in the English class. The research was carried out to the fourth grade students of Elementary School in the academic year of 2012/2013, within two cycles. The research data were collected by using techniques of observation including photographs and notes/field notes, interview, documents, and tests (pre-test and post-tests). The qualitative data which were assembled would be then analyzed through coding the data, comparing the data, building interpretations, and reporting the outcomes. Meanwhile, the quantitative data were analyzed through descriptive statistic. The result of the study shows that the use of Storytelling improves the students’ vocabulary mastery. It can be seen from the improvements of students’ mean scores in each tests. The students’ cooperation, motivation, and confidence were also increased.


vocabulary mastery, Storytelling

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