Pre-Experimental Research

  • A Yuniarti Dian Pratiwi Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar
  • Hasnawati Latief Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar
  • Radiah Hamid Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar


The thesis aimed at finding out the improvement of the students’ vocabulary at the 10th grade of SMA Negeri 11 Watampone in 2017/2018 Academic year in term of Mnemonic Technique with Crossword Puzzle Media. The research findings indicated that Mnemonic Technique with Crossword Puzzle Media effective could improve students’ vocabulary mastery. The result of the data indicated that there was a difference between students’ pre-test and post-test. The mean score of post-test (86, 11) was greater than the mean score of pre-test (69, 25). From t-test, the researcher found that the value of t-test (7.082) was greater than t-table (2.056) at the level of significance 0. 05 with the degree of freedom (df) = 27.result shows that t-test value for the final score of students’ vocabulary was (7.082 > 2.080). It means that there is a significant difference between the students’ vocabulary mastery before and after using Mnemonic Technique with Crossword Puzzle Media. It is also said that the null hypothesis (H0) is rejected and the alternative hypothesis (H1) is accepted. Based on the finding and discussion of the research, the researcher concluded that the using of Mnemonic Technique with Crossword Puzzle Media could improve the students’ vocabulary mastery at the 10th Grade of SMA Negeri 11 Watampone.

Author Biographies

A Yuniarti Dian Pratiwi, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar

English Education Student

Hasnawati Latief, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar

English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education

Radiah Hamid, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar

English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education


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How to Cite
PRATIWI, A Yuniarti Dian; LATIEF, Hasnawati; HAMID, Radiah. THE EFFECT OF MNEMONIC TECHNIQUE WITH CROSSWORD PUZZLE MEDIA IN TEACHING VOCABULARY. Journal of Computer Interaction in Education (JCIE), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 108-119, dec. 2018. ISSN 2622-2418. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 04 aug. 2020.