Students’ Accuracy in Acquiring Vocabulary Through Listening Comprehension and Reading Comprehension
AbstractTeaching vocabulary is believed mostly to be the basis of teaching language. The teaching is not only limited to English, but it also exists in other foreign language as well. Vocabulary identification serves as the starter pack of learning language, and it may prelude to another steps of language learning in the future. The aim of this study is to define the accuracy of vocabulary learning through listening comprehension and reading comprehension. Classroom action research is applied in this research to conclude the suitable way of delivering vocabulary teaching in teaching English. The participants selected in this research were the 12th grade students of Science 1 in Gembala Baik Senior High School registered in the academic year of 2022-2023. The data of this research was collected from students’ test applied in listening comprehension and reading comprehension. The data is analyzed by using statistical analysis. The first test was administered in listening comprehension. 33% of students achieved mostly 60s in their average and 23% of students reached the minimum passing grade of 70s. The second test was administered in reading comprehension with 30% of students managed to reach the minimum passing grade of 70s and 27% of students reached 80s as their score. The average score taken from both tests was quite high in reading comprehension with the average score of 74.16 and 69.17 in listening comprehension.