Pre-experimental Research

  • Musdalifah Musdalifah Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar
  • Nurdevi Bte Abdul Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar
  • Saiful Saiful Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar


The research aimed to find out the improvement of the students’ learning grammar by using Kahoot website. The study applied pre-experimental research with one group pre-test and post-test. The researcher used a purposive sampling technique. The sample of the study was class X MIPA 2 of SMAN 8 Gowa in academic year 2018/2019, which consisted of 37 students. The researcher used simple present and past tense of reading test as an instrument in pre-test and post-test. The research findings indicated that the Kahoot website could improve students’ Learning grammar. It was proved by the mean score of pre-test in present tense was 56.86it classified as fair, posttest was 73.72, is classified as good, and the improvement of pretest to be posttest was 29.65%. Also, the mean score of pretest in Past Tense was 51.89 that classified as poor; posttest was 70.81 that classified as fair good and the improvement of pretest to posttest was 36.46%. Therefore, there was an improvement in the students’ grammar in terms of simple present and past tense. The result of improvement is also proved with t-test value. The researcher found that the amount of t-test (4.543) was greater than t-table (1.687). This value means that there was a significant difference between the result of the students’ pre-test and post-test. It was concluded that the use of Kahoot website could improve students’ learning grammar at the First Grade of SMAN 8 Gowa.

Author Biographies

Musdalifah Musdalifah, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar

English Education Student

Nurdevi Bte Abdul, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar

English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education

Saiful Saiful, Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar

English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education


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How to Cite
MUSDALIFAH, Musdalifah; BTE ABDUL, Nurdevi; SAIFUL, Saiful. USING KAHOOT WEBSITE IN LEARNING GRAMMAR. Journal of Computer Interaction in Education (JCIE), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 161-167, dec. 2018. ISSN 2622-2418. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 04 aug. 2020.