Applying Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) on Students’ Writing Descriptive Text

  • adi isma Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Sunan Giri
  • adi isma Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Sunan Giri

Abstract

The research aims at (1) investigating the use of Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) in improving the students’ ability to write descriptive text; (2) investigating the use of Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) in attracting the students’ interest in writing descriptive text. This research was applied quasi-experimental design. The subject was the students of SMK AL-FATTAH Bojonegoro. This research applied purposive sampling technique. The participants of this research were two classes namely class X TKJ 1 and X TKJ 2 of SMK AL-FATTAH Bojonegoro in the academic year 2016/2017. The data was collected through writing test and questionnaire. In analysing the data, the researcher used quantitative data analysis. The research findings show that (1) Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) improves the descriptive writing skill of the first year students of SMK AL-FATTAH Bojonegoro; (2) The first year students of SMK AL-FATTAH Bojonegoro are interested in learning English by using Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM). The researcher found that all of the students’ activities from all of the indicators of interest were reached which could be seen on the students’ involvement, feeling pleasure, attraction, and attention in using Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM).

Published
2018-08-08