MAJESTY JOURNAL https://ummaspul.e-journal.id/majesty <div style="text-align: justify;"> <div style="background: #eee; border: 1px solid #ccc; padding: 5px 10px;"><strong><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;">Maspul Journal of English Studies (Majesty)&nbsp;</span></span></span></strong></div> <div style="background: #eee; border: 1px solid #ccc; padding: 5px 10px;"> <div id="homepageImage" style="float: left; margin-right: 40px;"><img src="https://ummaspul.e-journal.id/RujUxYuks/journals/2/journalThumbnail_en_US.jpg?2021-10-11%2012:09:48" alt="Alternate text for thumbnail" width="245" height="352"></div> <span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;"><strong>Majesty Journal</strong> is a journal</span></span></span><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span class="VIiyi" lang="en"><span class="JLqJ4b" data-language-for-alternatives="en" data-language-to-translate-into="id" data-phrase-index="0"> focuses on interdisciplinary studies in the fields of education, language teaching, linguistics and other related language studies. Through articles that we publish, we aim to help the community become more sustainable in the era of globalization. <strong>Majesty Journal</strong> functions as a platform for scholars, academics and researchers to share contemporary thinking in the fields of language, language teaching, and linguistics.Subject areas include, but are not limited to: Grammar Analysis; Applied Linguistics; Language Teaching; Discourse Analysis; Language Development; Decision and Information System; Teacher Professional Development; Education Profession; Digital Literacy; Online and Distance Learning; Blended Learning; Curriculum Development; and Other recent relevant topics.<br></span></span></span></span></span></div> <div style="background: #eee; border: 1px solid #ccc; padding: 5px 10px;"><strong><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;">Majesty Journal </span></span></span></strong><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;">Published by Universitas Muhammadiyah Enrekang <span class="tlid-translation translation" lang="en">in collaboration with the Asosiasi Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris Perguruan Tinggi Muhammadiyah (APSPBI-PTM)</span><br></span></span></span></span></div> <div style="background: #eee; border: 1px solid #ccc; padding: 5px 10px;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #421077;">ISSN Online:<a href="http://u.lipi.go.id/1549385024" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong> 2657-0157</strong></a>; </span></span></span></span></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #421077;"><a href="http://u.lipi.go.id/1549385024" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>DOI Prefix: </strong></a><strong><a href="https://doi.org/10.33487/majesty.v1i1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">10.33487/majesty</a></strong></span></span></span></span></span></div> </div> Universitas Muhammadiyah Enrekang en-US MAJESTY JOURNAL 2657-0157 <p><a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/" rel="license"><img src="http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by-sa/4.0/88x31.png" alt="Creative Commons License"></a></p> <p>This work is licensed under a&nbsp;<span style="color: #421077;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licenses</a></span></span></span><br><br><br></p> Using English Movies to Improve the Listening Ability to the Students of SMPN 1 Maiwa https://ummaspul.e-journal.id/majesty/article/view/2178 <p>This research aimed to improve the listening ability of the students of SMPN 1 Maiwa by using English Movies. The problem statements were: 1). to what extent may the students improve their listening ability through using English Movies? 2). to what extent is the students’ attitude toward the application of using English Movies? The objectives of the research were to find out whether or not English Movies can improve the students’ listening ability and to find out the students’ attitude toward the application of using English Movies in improving their listening ability. The researcher applied pre-experimental method. The population of the research was the students of SMPN 1 Maiwa in academic Year 2018/2019 which consists of 20 students. Ten students from the first class and ten students from the second class. The writer used random sampling in taking the sample. The researcher used tests and questionnaire to collect data. The researcher distributed listening test through pretest and posttest and she distributed questionnaire to collect information about their attitude toward the application of using English Movies. The result of the research showed that the students’ listening ability had poor score in pretest. After treatment, their listening ability is significantly increased. It can be seen from their score that changed became good. The data analyzed using t-test showed that the value of t-test is higher than t-table (7.98&gt;2.093). It can be concluded that English Movies is effective in improving the students’ listening ability. Data from questionnaire showed that students have positive attitude toward the application of using English Movies.</p> Sam Hermansyah Hasan Hasan ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 2021-07-29 2021-07-29 3 2 1 5 10.33487/majesty.v3i2.2178 Increasing Students’ English Vocabulary by Listening Western-Song at Seventh Grade of MTS Darul Falah Islamic Boarding School Enrekang https://ummaspul.e-journal.id/majesty/article/view/1720 <p>Vocabulary learning was a very important aspect for students when they are learning English. Students need new learning methods so they can enjoy the ongoing learning process. The teacher should also be able to convey the material well and using media appropriately. The purpose of this study was to determine whether song media can have a significant difference in increasing of students English vocabulary at seventh grade of MTs Darul Falah Islamic Boarding School Enrekang, and to find out whether the use of song media is more effective than the use of conventional media. The population in this study was 60 students. It consists of 2 classes and each class consists of 30 students. From the results of calculations at the time of the pre-test or before treatment, it was obtained the value of t<sub>0</sub> = 1.517 &lt; t<sub>t</sub> = 2.001, which shows that both classes are worthy of study because they do not have a significant difference in increasing of students &nbsp;English vocabulary after being tested using the t-test, but after giving treatment and post test values ​​obtained t<sub>0</sub> = 3.201&gt; t<sub>t</sub> = 2.001, with a significance level α = 0.05 and df = n<sub>1</sub> + n<sub>2</sub> - 2 = 58, then t<sub>0</sub> is higher than tt which indicates there is a significant difference in increasing of students English vocabulary between classes taught using song media (experimental class) and classes taught using conventional media (control classes) after being given a pre-test, besides that the use of song media is more effective and has a significant effect than the use of conventional media, with the effective weight was, the final average score of students in the experimental class was 13.8 higher than the control class, which was 9.6.</p> Yaya Asmi Utami ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 2021-10-05 2021-10-05 3 2 6 10 10.33487/majesty.v3i2.1720 Increasing Student Vocabulary by Using Guess Word Game https://ummaspul.e-journal.id/majesty/article/view/2179 <p>Vocabulary learning was a very important aspect for students when they are learning English. Students need new learning methods so they can enjoy the ongoing learning process. The teacher should also be able to convey the material well and using media appropriately. The purpose of this study was to determine whether song media can have a significant difference in increasing of students English vocabulary at seventh grade of MTs Darul Falah Islamic Boarding School Enrekang, and to find out whether the use of song media is more effective than the use of conventional media. The population in this study was 60 students. It consists of 2 classes and each class consists of 30 students. From the results of calculations at the time of the pre-test or before treatment, it was obtained the value of t<sub>0</sub> = 1.517 &lt; t<sub>t</sub> = 2.001, which shows that both classes are worthy of study because they do not have a significant difference in increasing of students&nbsp; English vocabulary after being tested using the t-test, but after giving treatment and posttest values ​​obtained t<sub>0</sub> = 3.201&gt; t<sub>t</sub> = 2.001, with a significance level α = 0.05 and df = n<sub>1</sub> + n<sub>2</sub> - 2 = 58, then t<sub>0</sub> is higher than t<sub>t</sub> which indicates there is a significant difference in increasing of students English vocabulary between classes taught using guess word game a (experimental class) and classes taught using conventional media (control classes) after being given a pre-test, besides that the use of song media is more effective and has a significant effect than the use of conventional media.</p> Fitri Handayani Suleman ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 2021-07-29 2021-07-29 3 2 11 19 10.33487/majesty.v3i2.2179 Using Personal Vocabulary Notes (PVN) Technique to Develop the Students Vocabulary https://ummaspul.e-journal.id/majesty/article/view/1719 <p>The purpose of this study is: To find out whether Personal Vocabulary Notes (PVN) can increase student vocabulary in Papi Enrekang MTs. The method used in this study is a quantitative method and research design is a pre-experimental study. The sampling technique used in this study is cluster sampling. Researchers took one class as the subject of this study. Researchers have compiled the pretest score before treatment is provided and after treatment is provided. The results obtained are statistical analysis for 0.05 significance level with degrees of freedom (DF) = N-1, where (n) = 21, DF = 17. The probability value is smaller than Awalia Awalia ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 2021-10-06 2021-10-06 3 2 20 27 10.33487/majesty.v3i2.1719 Improving Students’ Writing Ability by Using Student Teams Achievement Divisions (STAD) Method https://ummaspul.e-journal.id/majesty/article/view/1716 <p><span class="fontstyle0">The aims of this research is to find out how Student Teams-Achievement Divisions (STAD) can improve students’ descriptive writing ability of the eighth grade students at Mts Darul Falah Islamic Boarding School, Enrekang in the 2018/2019 academic year. The research employed a quasi experimental. This research used the experimental class and the control class. Class VIII A as an experimental class and class VIII B as a control class. The experimental class consisted of 30 students and the control class consisted of 30 students. The instrument used in this study was writing descriptive papers about classmates and family. The results of the study showed that there was an improvement in students writing ability between pre-test and post-test in the experimental class after treatment. Before conducting the treatment, the value obtained is </span><span class="fontstyle2">t</span><span class="fontstyle3">0 </span><span class="fontstyle2">= 1.570 &lt; t</span><span class="fontstyle3">t </span><span class="fontstyle2">= 2.001 </span><span class="fontstyle0">which shows that it does not have a significant effect in improving students' writing ability after being test using t-test result, but after being given treatment and post-test values </span><span class="fontstyle2">t</span><span class="fontstyle3">0 </span><span class="fontstyle2">= 4.336 &gt; t</span><span class="fontstyle3">t </span><span class="fontstyle2">= 2.001 </span><span class="fontstyle0">with a significance level of a = 0.05 and df n</span><span class="fontstyle4">₁</span><span class="fontstyle0">+ n</span><span class="fontstyle4">₂ </span><span class="fontstyle0">-2 = 58 then t</span><span class="fontstyle3">0 </span><span class="fontstyle0">is higher than t</span><span class="fontstyle3">t </span><span class="fontstyle0">which shows a significant influence in improving students' writing ability using the STAD method. In the experimental class was used STAD method and the control class was used the conventional method and the final average score of students in the experimental class is </span><span class="fontstyle2">72.80 &gt; 59.83. </span><span class="fontstyle0">The values above indicate that the use of the STAD method significantly improving students writing ability in write descriptive texts</span></p> Juhelmi Juhelmi Hasan Hasan ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 2021-10-06 2021-10-06 3 2 28 36 10.33487/majesty.v3i2.1716