Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)

Understanding the Basic of Kanji's Meaning Through Mnemonic Method Learning

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Linna Meilia Rasiban
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Linna Meilia Rasiban
Available Online November 2016.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.4How to use a DOI?
Keywords
mnemonic; association technique; Shokyuu Hyouki (Basic Kanji Writing)
Abstract

It is commonly assumed and claimed that learners with no prior knowledge of Chinese characters often find it more difficult to learn kanji than learners from character backgrounds (Ishida, 1986; Machida, 2000; Toyoda, 1995). It makes kanji being a burden or something dreaded by Indoneian JFL. According to Hayashi & Yano (1994), Kanji has alot of characters and the foreigners who do not use to handling such large sets of character in everyday life is not used, so it's hard to remember. This research is to answer the question about the difficulty of Indonesian JFL to memorize the meaning of events in Japanese kanji. This study uses mix method design with 30 Indonesian JFL the second semester students of Japanese education department Indonesia University of Education. The results of the analysis revealed that leaning Kanji through mnemonic method seemed to help students to understand kanji's meaning and the way to read it. The statement was also supported by the students' response saying that the learning process with Mnemonic method was interesting and enjoyable.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-322-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.4How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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