Improving The English Learning Out Comes On Giving Opinion And Argument Through “Problem Solving Model” On Class XI TKJ At SMKN 2 Kota Blitar

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Muhtarom Muhtarom

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The results of English learning in class XI TKJ , at SMKN2 Blitar, based on an observation made by the English teacher in the class, shows that (1) English learning has referred to a theoretical approach that focuses on teacher (2) the students are lack of practicing, they tend to learn by memorizing concepts; (3) The students in defining a concept tend to be the same as the textbook; (4) the learning process is done by lecturing, question and answer, and doing assignments  and it’s less interesting (5) The average results of formative  test on "giving opinion and argument"  with multiple choice question is 64.34; (6) students assume that English  is difficult. This research is a classroom action research through "Problem Solving model". The purpose of this study is to improve the learning outcomes of class XI TKJ students at SMK Negeri 2 Blitar in the third semester  2018. The action reseach has been carried out with 2 cycles. The first Cycle was on August 13, 20 and 30 and the second Cycle  was on September 10 and 17, 2018. The results showed that in the first cycle, there was an increase in learning outcomes, the average value of the first cycle before the action was 64.86 and after the action became 72.71, an increase of 8%, and the number of students who reached the passing grade before the action was 15 students (42.85%) and after the action it increased to 20 (57.14%). In the second cycle, the average value before the action was 71.43 and after the action it became 78.29, an increase of 7%. The number of students who reached the passing grade before the action was 25 students (71.42%) and after the action, it increased to 30 (85.71%). Based on the results of this study it can be concluded that learning through the "Problem Solving Model" can improve the learning outcomes of students on giving opinion and argument material and can be tried on other materials

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MUHTAROM, Muhtarom. Improving The English Learning Out Comes On Giving Opinion And Argument Through “Problem Solving Model” On Class XI TKJ At SMKN 2 Kota Blitar. Jurnal Pendidikan : Riset dan Konseptual, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 104-109, jan. 2020. ISSN 2598-2877. Available at: <http://journal.unublitar.ac.id/pendidikan/index.php/Riset_Konseptual/article/view/185>. Date accessed: 28 may 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.28926/riset_konseptual.v4i1.185.
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