The Effectiveness of Natural Approach on Language Learning in Higher Education
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- Effectiveness; natural approach; Language; Learning; Higher Education.
This study aims to describe the effectiveness of the natural approach in language learning in higher education. This study is an experimental research using a quantitative approach. A sample is decided using a random sampling technique. The subjects of this study are 36 students of A-class as the control group with a conventional approach, grammar-translation, and 36 students of B class as the experimental group. The data are analyzed by the t-test technique. The result of the study shows sig (p) is significant. It is smaller than 0.05 (it is 0.028). The difference can be considered true. The mean difference is −6.36. 49.25 are the mean in the pretest, and the mean of the posttest is 58.52. It shows that the students at higher education with a natural approach have better English proficiency levels than those who are not. It is more effective than conventional approaches, methods, etc in increasing English language proficiency level at higher education. The natural approach can be implemented in English language learning in higher education. It enriches the students’ input to talk in English, besides, decreases their hesitation in English language learning. It implies that the teachers and members of academic society should help students with natural communication to offer meaningful input.
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TY - CONF AU - Mohammad Amiruddin AU - Ukhti Raudhatul Jannah PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/23 TI - The Effectiveness of Natural Approach on Language Learning in Higher Education BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Innovation in Education and Pedagogy (ICIEP 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 120 EP - 129 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211219.023 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211219.023 ID - Amiruddin2021 ER -