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This study presents the Effect of Word Wall Application in Teaching Vocabulary Mastery to Class I Students of SMP Negeri 1 Ladongi. The design of this study was a quasi-experimental using a non-equivalent control group design. The variables of this study consisted of two variables, namely Word Wall as the independent variable and students' vocabulary mastery as the dependent variable. The samples in this study were students of class VII.A and VII.B of SMP Negeri 1 Ladongi. Class VII.A consists of 28 students consisting of 17 boys and 12 girls, and class VII.B consists of 30 students consisting of 11 boys and 18 girls. The research instrument is Word Wall and Vocabulary test. Data collection techniques in this study were pre-test, treatment, and post-test. It was found that there was an Influence of the Application of Word Wall in Teaching Vocabulary Mastery to Class I Students of SMP Negeri 1 Ladongi. This can be seen from the average value of the Post-test (78.93), which is higher than the average value of the pre-test (75.17). The results showed that T-test > T-table (3.737 > 2.051). The alternative hypothesis (H1) is accepted and the null hypothesis (H0) is rejected.




Word Wall Application, Vocabulary Mastery

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