VOCABULARY TEACHING USING PICTURE STORYTELLING TO IMPROVE ENGLISH VOCABULARY KNOWLEDGE OF GRADE 7 THAI STUDENTS
The objectives of this master project study were 1) to investigate what extent the vocabulary knowledge of the Grade 7 Thai students improved after attending vocabulary teaching using picture storytelling and 2) to explore the students’ opinions toward vocabulary teaching using picture storytelling. The sample included 40 Grade 7 students studying in a public Thai school. The instruments were English vocabulary knowledge pre-test and post-test and the questionnaire of the students’ opinion towards vocabulary teaching using picture storytelling. The data analysis used the statistics of paired-sample t–test, means and standard deviation. The results indicated that: 1) the post-test mean score was higher than the pre-test mean score at a 0.05 level of significance, and 2) the result of the questionnaire showed the average 4.1 of agreement which means students had positive opinions towards vocabulary teaching using picture storytelling.
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