Application of the ESA (Engage, Study, Activate) Method in English Teaching for First Grade Students in Primary Schools

Budiarta, I Wayan and Kasni, Ni Wayan (2020) Application of the ESA (Engage, Study, Activate) Method in English Teaching for First Grade Students in Primary Schools. In: WARDS 2019, 27 June 2019, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia.

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This purpose of this paper is to explore the application of ESA method in English Teaching for Grade 1 Elementary Students. This method was applied to discover its effectiveness in assisting first grade elementary students in English teaching. Data were obtained from first grade Elementary Students in State Elementary Schools 2 and 3 Serangan, Denpasar. The teaching process was designed for eight meeting which lasted for two months or half a semester by applying the Engage, Study and Activate processes. Engage is the beginning of teaching activities in which the teacher or instructor attract students' interests through fun activities in the form of games. Meanwhile, in the Study, the teacher delivers the teaching material introduced in the Engage. Meanwhile, in Activate, the teacher tries to provide some exercises related to the topic for the students to use the language. The exercises provided in activate is also given through game and acts as the most effective way in the teaching process for the beginner. The result showed that the student is really active in the class because the teaching process is carried out in fun way. Furthermore, it enables students to raise their hands while answering answer the game or quiz-related questions given by the teacher. The students have the courage to speak even though only one or two words have been introduced, which indicates that the method is effective in the English teaching for first grade elementary students.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: engage study activate game english language teaching
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 12:20
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 12:20

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