A Narrative Analysis of an English Teacher’s Experience in Using Prezi Presentation Software in Teaching Vocabulary

Randy Listiyanto, Adin Fauzi


This research investigates the use of Prezi Presentation Sofware incorporated by an English teacher in teaching vocabulary at elementary school level. The narrative inquiry was choosen as the research design to uncover the story of the English teacher’s experience in using Prezi Presentation Software, and the students’ perception towards the use of Prezi. The results of the study indicate that: 1) the reason why the teacher uses Prezi is its simplicity, interesting lay-out, and effectiveness, 2) the problem encountered by the teacher in using Prezi mainly was limited ICT facility, 3) preparing teaching materials must be done before using Prezi, and 4) students showed positive attitude towards Prezi by admitting that Prezi eased them to learn vocabulary, increased their motivation, and made vocabulary learning more enjoyable. The implication of this research is intended to contribute toward the improvment of ICT-based media integration in teaching English, especially teaching vocabulary

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