JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING 2020-01-24T23:47:03+07:00 Yulhenli Thabran Open Journal Systems <p><strong>Jambi-English Language Teaching (JELT)</strong> is an international refereed journal in English language teaching. It publishes articles that explore the application of English language in teaching and everyday experience of English in education. Its scope is international in that it welcomes articles from academicians, researchers, graduate students, and policy makers. All articles should be in English.</p> COVER 2020-01-24T23:47:01+07:00 Habizar Habizar 2020-01-24T23:46:03+07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING A NEED ANALYSIS OF APPLYING AN ENGLISH FOR SECRETARY ADMINISTRATION SKILL AND ONE YEAR PROGRAM IN INDONESIA EDUCATION INSTITUTE 2020-01-24T23:47:01+07:00 Arie Wijaya Salien Yorina An'guna Bansa <p>The Indonesian needs to improve at least in the sector of the ability to communicate in business using English. Secretary, included as one component of the administrative ranks in the business world. English for basic operational level is one of the supporting competencies in almost all of the Standards, including in the SKKNI of company service sector for office administration and secretary. &nbsp;This research seek “How is the current syllabus of English for profession for secretary administration program at IPI Leppindo designed?, How does the current syllabus reflect the needs of student, needs of stakeholders and the standards of SKKNI?, and What component are needed to develop syllabus in order to satisfy the needs of students, the needs of stakeholders and the standards of SKKI?”. It was a qualitative evaluation research. The data was obtained by interview, questionnaire, documentation, and observation. The minimum content of the syllabi stated in Paragraph 3 Article 12 of the Regulation of the Minister of Education and Culture Number 49 Year 2014 about National Standard of Higher Education has not been fulfilled. Furthermore, the study program has not adopted the Degree of the Minister of Labor and Transmigration Number <em>Kep. 195/MEN/IV/2007</em> about The Establishment of Indonesian National Labor Competency Standards of Company Service Sector for office. The present situation analysis, strategy, and deficiency analysis were not paid attention by the institution. The results of means analysis is not matched with what has been stantdardized in the <em>SKKNI</em> of office administration sector for secretary administration (2007).</p> 2020-01-24T20:28:12+07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING THE EFFECT OF SCREEN TEXT IN IMPROVING STUDENTS’ READING RATE AND READING COMPREHENSION 2020-01-24T23:47:02+07:00 trisiliadevana <p>Reading comprehension is a complex process, it does not happen automatically. The process of comprehension begins when the reader encounters some new content, working memory is activated in order to capture the information already stored in long-term memory. Among some factors that influence students’ reading difficulties are low prior knowledge, lack of vocabulary and rate or fluency in reading. The reader is really required to consistent in maintaining reading rate of the text understanding and focus attention or concentrate fully on reading in order to understand the discourse content as a whole. In increasing the students’ reading ability, technology can be used as teaching tool. They are computer, mobile phone, tablet, or LCD. It has a big influence in education especially teaching reading. Most of students have experience reading a text from those technologies, or it can be said reading a text on screen, in their daily life. Therefore the objectives of this research was conducted to know the effect of using screen text in improving the students’ reading rate and reading comprehension. The population is students at English Education Study Program of Baturaja Univesity in academic year 2018/2019 and 36 students as sample. The research method was pre-experimental design, with pre-test and post-test, which to know the improvement after giving the treatment. Tests were used in collecting the data, silent reading rate test and reading comprehension test. Based on the result, it found that screen text have not only affected students’ reading rate but also comprehension.</p> 2020-01-24T20:43:23+07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING MORAL VALUES FOUND IN THE NOVEL ENTITLED “LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE” BY CELESTE NG 2020-01-24T23:47:02+07:00 Dian Novita <p>This study investigates moral values in the Little Fires Everywhere novel by Celeste Ng. The researcher investigates moral values through novels because today the moral crisis also occurs in the world of education. Researchers want to find out whether they can learn moral values through the novel or not. Based on the investigation, researchers used novels to find moral values. The classification of moral values has concerned with motherhood, bravery, love, togetherness, honesty, independent, discipline, wise, and diligent. The researcher concludes that the findings suggest that some moral values can be learned in the novel entitled Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.</p> 2020-01-24T21:07:34+07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING LANGUAGE, IDENTITY AND ETHNICITY IN FOOD-TALK IN LUBUKLINGGAU COMMUNITY 2020-01-24T23:47:02+07:00 Sastika Seli Linda Agustin <p>This research aimed to determine the language use of Padang, Javanese and Lubuklinggau ethnic to show their identity in talking about food in Lubuklinggau community. The research was a descriptive qualitative research. The subject of this research was the informants from Padang, Javanese, and Lubuklinggau ethnic that live and has become the citizen in Lubuklinggau. It was done through social network or ‘friend of friend’ technique by Milroy and Milroy. The data collection techniques in this study were done through three techniques; they are Participation Observation, Recording and Noting Techniques. Some ethnographic interviews were also carried out to support the observational data. The result of this research showed three findings including, 1) pride to the food as the part of culture, 2) promoting foods to describe some cultural events, and 3) identifying power through taste. The research is highly expected to be the valuable reference for other researchers to conduct language research in Lubuklinggau.</p> 2020-01-24T22:42:44+07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING DEVELOPING ISLAMIC-BASED READING MATERIALS IN GENRE-BASED CONTEXT FOR THE EIGHTH GRADERS OF MTsN MODEL KOTA JAMBI 2020-01-24T23:47:03+07:00 Dewi Syafitri <p>The purpose of this study was to find out whether the developing Islamic-based reading materials in genre-based context were valid, practical and had potential effect for the eighth graders of MTsN Model Kota Jambi. Developmental research proposed by Akker (1999) i.e analysis, design, evaluation and revision was applied in this study. In the evaluation phase, formative evaluation model proposed by Tessmer (1993) was used (i.e self evaluation, expert review, one to one, small group and field test). There were 3 students participating in one to one evaluation, 9 students in small group and one class (34 students) in field test. There were also two validators in reviewing the Islamic-based reading materials in genre-based context. One was expert of content and another one was expert of instructional design. The result of experts judgment showed that the product was valid with average score was 89.2 categorized in good validity. The product was practical with average score in one to one evaluation was 84.3 and in small group phase was 86.8.&nbsp; The potential effect of the product could be seen from the average score of students’ achievement in field test. The score was 92.8 meaning that the score was higher than the criterion of minimal mastery (KKM) of English subject in MTsN Model Kota Jambi (75). Therefore, the product had potential effect categorized in very good level.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-01-24T22:58:17+07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING DEVELOPING AN ENGLISH SYLLABUS FOR STUDENTS OF LAW AT JAMBI UNIVERSITY 2020-01-24T23:47:03+07:00 yanto yanto Sri Lestari Tubagus Zam Zam Al Arif <p>The objective of this study is to develop an English syllabus for undergraduate students of law at the University of Jambi. The subjects therefore involve students of law at the second semester. To get the data of student needs, the questionnaire and interview were implemented in this research. Research and Development were adopted as the research design while the model of develop used instructional design by Branch. The most important stage in this study is to investigate the language needs of students of law. It was done by distributing questionnaires to the students and interviewing them. The develop phases cut off the implement and evaluate phase. Therefore, the study ended up in develop phase. This study proposed to develop a suggested English syllabus for law due to the importance to improve quality of teaching non English department students by renewing the information of student needs as it changes for following the demands of epoch.</p> 2020-01-24T23:11:06+07:00 Copyright (c) 2020 JAMBI-ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING