Improving Students' Motivation in Learning English Using Movie Clip

Hanafi Syahrozi, Dewi Rochsantiningsih, Ellisa Indriyani Putri Handayani


This article describes the result of a classroom action research which is aimed at improving students' motivation in learning English using movie clip.  The action research study was conducted in two cycles from November to December 2017. In each cycle contain three meetings. The steps of cycle consist of planning, implementing, observation, and reflection. The research data were collected by using qualitative techniques (observation, interview, field notes, questionnaire, diary, and document analysis) and quantitative techniques (pre-test and post-test). The data were analyzed through descriptive analysis for the qualitative data and descriptive statistic for quantitative data. The research findings showed that students became brave to respond task or challenge, students had high confidence and ready to present their work orally, students had a desire to be successful in learning English, students actively asked about the material that they did not understand, students comprehend the material easily, and students showed their effort by engaging in each activity of English learning. Therefore, implementing movie clip in English class makes an interesting atmosphere which improves not only students' motivation but also students' English proficiency.


classroom action research;movie clip;students' motivation

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