A Study on The Teaching Media used by The English Teacher at SMP Muhammadiyah 2 Malang

Fajar Wirawan

Abstract


Teaching media are commonly used by English teacher in teaching English in schools of Indonesia. The teacher uses media to encourage students’ motivation because it is one of important parts of success in learning process. Moreover, use of teaching media helps the teacher to connect learners with events that are culturally relevant in order to achieve the teaching and learning goal. SMP Muhammadiyah 2 Malang is a Junior High School with two inclusive classes. In this descriptive qualitative research design, the researcher limited the problem to the media used by English teacher in seventh grade inclusive classes at SMP Muhammadiyah 2 Malang. The subject of this study was one of the English teachers at SMP Muhammadiyah 2 Malang. Therefore, the purposes of this research were to know the media used by the English teacher, and to know the strengths and weaknesses the media  used by the teacher in teaching English at SMP Muhammadiyah 2 Malang. In collecting the data, the researcher used three kinds of instruments. They were observation, interview and documentation. Based on the data, the researcher found that the teacher utilized mobile phone, laptop, internet, digital projector, Microsoft Power Point, book, poster, real object, speaker active, video and Youtube as the teaching media used in teaching English. Additionally, the researcher also found that there were several strengths of using teaching media in teaching English. Those strengths were the media could make students active in in learning process and the students were focus to understand the material. However, the researcher also found that the weakness of using teaching media in teaching English. The weakness was it was difficult for the teacher to get students’ attention.

Keywords: Teaching Media, SMP Muhammadiyah 2 Malang.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.29303/jipp.v5i2.115

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