JETA (Journal of English Teaching and Applied Linguistic) <p>Journal of English Teaching and Applied Linguistic (JETA) is a peer-reviewed journal run by the English Language Education Department of STKIP PGRI Bandar Lampung (Institute of Teachers Training &amp; Education of PGRI Bandar Lampung), Indonesia. JETA aims at reporting high-quality empirical and original research contributions for the benefit of teachers, lecturers, and researchers in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT), Applied Linguistics, Literatures, and English Language Studies. The scope includes theory and practice in English language teaching and learning, language teachers’ training and education, teaching English as a second or foreign language (TESL, TEFL), Applied Linguistics, English Literatures, and English Language Studies. It also publishes book reviews of potential interest to readers. Papers submitted to this journal must be original, and are not considered in any other journals. The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version of the journal is free access and download.</p> <p>Print ISSN 2722-3388<br />Online ISSN 2722-3396</p> en-US (Aksendro Maximilian) (Hajjah Zulianti) Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:05:34 +0000 OJS 60 POLITICAL CULTURE OF ELOQUENCE IN THE HERITAGE OF PERSIAN-TAJIK THINKERS <p>The article is devoted to one of the important problems of the political culture . During the research from the modern socio-political science assert that the culture of speech and rhetoric are one of the most important issues in the evolutionof societyIn this connection, in the works of Persian and Tajik thinkers, one can frequently find different aspects of this problem and features of the use of rhetoric. Particularly, the artistic word, which has a social content, promote to accelerate the process of change in society.</p> SAIDOVA FAZILATMO SAIDAMIROVNA Copyright (c) 2022 Thu, 16 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000 THE INFLUENCE OF COMIC STRIPS TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING COMPREHENSION ON RECOUNT TEXT <p>This research aimed to know the influence of comic strips towards students’ reading comprehension. This technique helped the students to comprehend the story by imagining it with the strip of pictures. The objective of the research was to know the influence of comic strips towards students’ reading comprehension in recount text. In this research the writer used experimental method or known as descriptive quantitative research. The population was 48 students in 2 classes. The sample was taken by using Total Sampling Technique. The writer took all of the classes as the sample of research namely experimental and control class. It consisted of 45 students; the other students were absence. The main technique in measuring students’ reading comprehension was multiple choice which consisted of 40 items test. Each item has four options a,b,c, and d. The score each item was 2.5. In calculating the data analysis, the writer used t-test formula. Based on the data analysis, the writer got the result that &nbsp;was accepted. It was obtained that = 4.45, for α= 0.05 was 1.68 and for α=0.01 was 2.42 (4.45 &gt; 1.68 &lt; 2.42). So, was accepted. It meant that there was significant influence of comic strip toward students’ reading comprehension on recount text at the tenth grade of SMA Negeri 8 Bandar Lampung in 2021/2022. Based on the result of the research, it is clear that comic strips had an influence to the students’ reading comprehension, especially in recount text.</p> NABILA SHAFIRA , EVA NURCHURIFIANI , FEBRIYANTI Copyright (c) 2022 Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000 THE INFLUENCE OF PICTURE BOOKS MEDIA TOWARDS STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY MASTERY <p>In this part, the writer would like to explain about the Effectiveness of using picture books media towards students’ vocabulary mastery and to know and describe the average score of the students’ vocabulary mastery who learn through picture book media.&nbsp; The method of this research was conducted by using experimental method. The population of this research was the students at the first semester of the eighth grade&nbsp; at MTs Negeri 1 Bandar Lampung 357 students in 10 classes. In this research, the writer got VIII A as the experimental class there are 33 students&nbsp; and VIII B as the control class there are 33 students. Intaking the sample, the writer used random sampling technique. In collecting the data, the writer used multiple choice test to measure the students’ reading comprehension. Multiple choice or objective response is a form of an objective assessment in which respondents are asked to select only correct answers from the choices offered as a list.In analyzing the data, the writer used .After analyzing the data used formula. Based on the result, the writer found that average score of student’s reading comprehension in experimental class higher than control class (). It means that, Picture book media were successful to increase the students’ vocbulary mastery. Then, the writer also concluded there is significant influence of picture books media&nbsp; towards students’ vocabulary mastery at eighth class of MTs&nbsp; Negeri 1 Bandar Lampung. It was proved by the result of calculation by using formula that &nbsp;was higher than t<sub>tabel</sub> ( 3.75&gt; 2.00 &gt; 2.66). Therefore, picture book media&nbsp; is an effective strategy which can be used by the teacher to improve students’ vocabulary mastery.</p> Anne Indriany, Akhmad Sutiyono, Sri Wahyuningsih Copyright (c) 2022 Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000 SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS LACK OF NEED BY LOOSING FATHER IN PARLE A MON PERE BY CELINE DION <p>Language is the most important media for human’s communication. By using language, human can interact, socialize, and cooperate with others, because in essence language is a means of communication. Given the importance of language as a means of communication, in the process of conveying information to others it must be clear and easy to understand, like in literary works. Literary works can also consider as a part of communication. In every literary works, including in song lyric would contain a massage. Lyric songs usually contain experiences and ideas of the authors who are summarized in a particular theme, parsed and conveyed to listeners through language. Song lyrics are an expression of the author's feelings, thoughts and ideas which are realized in a special language. In this research, the researcher would like to research <em>Parle A Mon Pere</em> song, by Celine Dion. This research uses Roland Barthes' semiotic theory, which is collaborated with Jaques Lacan's psychoanalysis theory. Meanwhile, Barthes' myth theory is used to examine the hidden meanings which the songwriters want to convey. This research uses descriptive qualitative method. The researcher would carefully note data in the form of words, sentences and speech. The choice of content analysis techniques is analyzing words. The content analysis techniques are used to understand messages, seen as unstructured data. The result of this research is that researchers can find hidden meanings, that a girl will feel empty if she loses her father. This is obtained through the translation of the signifier and the signified, which is obtained from the sentence in the song <em>Parle A Mon Pere</em>, by Celine Dion.</p> YULIA SOFIANI ZAIMAR, YOSI MAELEONA PASSANDARAN, IMELDA MALAWATY SIMORANGKIR Copyright (c) 2022 JETA (Journal of English Teaching and Applied Linguistic) Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000 THE INFLUENCE OF THINK PREDICT READ AND CONNECT STRATEGY TOWARDS STUDENTS’ READING ABILITY <p>Many students in Senior High School cannot master reading ability it might be caused by the students’ inability of using dictionary, inability in comprehending the text and unfamiliarity of words. In overcoming this problem, the researcher tried to used of think predict read and conect strategy. In reading ability this strategy can help the students in comprehending the text easily. The objective of the research was to know the influence of of think predict read and conect strategy towards students’ reading ability. In this research the writer used experimental method. The population of this research was 281 students. The sample was taken by using Cluster Random Sampling technique. In data collecting technique the writer used test, the test was multiple choice, consisted of 40 items. Based on the result of the data analysis and computation which used the formula of t<sub>test</sub>, the result of analysis the data is significant, which is t<sub>test </sub>&gt; t<sub>tab : </sub>4.03 &gt; 1.67. From the result of analysis data, the writer could to give some conclusions as 1).The average score of the students’ reading ability who were taught by think, predict, read, and connect strategy was higher than who were taught with conventional strategy. It was seen from average score of test on experimental class is higher than the average score of control class X<sub>1</sub> = 76.2 &gt; X<sub>2</sub> = 67.78. 2).There is a significant influence of giving translation assignment towards students’ English reading ability. It was seen from the result of t<sub>test </sub>&gt; t<sub>tab : </sub>4.03 &gt; 1.67.</p> IMAM SUBARI, TOMMY HASTOMO, MEGA TRI NOVANA Copyright (c) 2022 JETA (Journal of English Teaching and Applied Linguistic) Thu, 30 Jun 2022 00:00:00 +0000