Violita Cahya Rivai, Cucu Sutarsyah, Flora Nainggolan


The objectives of this research were to find out whether teaching by using Funny Stories could give improvement toward students’ vocabulary or not and to find out the students responses in learning vocabulary by using funny stories. This research was conducted at the second grade of SMA YADIKA Bandar Lampung in the academic year 2020/2021 using one group pretest-posttest design. The sample of this research was XI IPA 1 class which consisted of 30 students. The instrument of this study was vocabulary test in multiple choices. The tests were given to see how far the students improve their vocabulary after the treatment. The data were analyzed by usinf SPPS 16.0. The result of the research showed that t-value (10.266) was higher than t-table (2.042) and the value of a significant level was 0.00 < 0.005. it means that there is an improvement of students’ scores in vocabulary test after the implementation of Funny Stories. The mean score of pre-test was (77.08) and the mean score of post-test was (86.17) it means the students improved about 9.08. In addition, it was found out that 29 students (96.7%) had positive responses and one student (3.3%) had a negative response after the use of funny stories. Thus,  the result of sudents questionnaire had shown that most of the students had positive responses after the use of funny stories of teaching vocabulary test.

Keyword: Funny Stories, Vocabulary, Response.


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