Piping Rahadianto


In learning English, the students have to master the four English skills. There are speaking, listening, writing, and reading. All these language skills are related to each other. However, vocabulary is considered as one of component of a language. Vocabulary is important for students in learning English in order to make a sentence. And according the preliminary study there are several problems face by studentsâ?? in learning vocabulary. Such as lack of vocabulary, need an interactive, fun and approproate media in learning vocabulary. In other aspect teacher still uses the traditional ways in teaching English especially in teaching vocabulary. Based on the background above, the researcher is interested in conducting a research using computer-based game. Especially computer-based game as media in teaching English to young learners (TEYL). Computer-based game is used in this research, since this game is equipped with appropriate visual and context. This game is given to students as a media to learn vocabularies. This research focuses on the implementation and solving studentsâ?? problem in learning English vocabulary using computer-based game. This computer-based game focused in learning English vocabulary items. It uses text and images. The idea of the game is to move the image with the suitable and  matching text, so that student matchs up the image and vocabulary item using installed application.

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