Langua: Journal of Linguistics, Literature, and Language EducationVol 3 No 2 (2020)
In this volume, we publish five articles that discuss linguistic issues which include expressions relating to language politeness. We present an article that discusses politeness in virtual communication because all the time researchers have only focused on politeness in the context of oral communication. Then, in this volume (and number), we also present two articles that highlight expressions in Malay-Indonesian and also the linguistic phenomenon that is currently trending, namely the Alay language. The other two articles discuss language learning methods, namely methods similar to collaborative methods (referred to by them as Bari Culture) and mind mapping methods in language learning. We hope that readers with an interest in linguistic issues send their unpublished articles, either through this OJS system or via email listed in the Contact section.
Langua: Journal of Linguistics, Literature, and Language EducationVol 3 No 1 (2020)
This is the first issue of Volume 3. In this issue, Langua presents four research-based articles and one literature review. Overall, the articles discussed teaching practices in language classrooms. The discussion of the articles covers the teaching methods, learning interest and its relationship to the students' learning achievement, and the use of coursebooks in the classrooms.
Langua: Journal of Linguistics, Literature, and Language EducationVol 2 No 2 (2019)
In this volume, Langua Journal presents research reports concerning psycholinguistics issues (Gender and Semantic Interpretation) and three experimental studies in English Language Teaching (ELT), and one literature review. The first article discusses the communication strategies used by the English Teachers in a junior high school especially in the classroom. The second article discusses to what extent the Think Pair Share (TPS) - a technique in Cooperative Learning Method - improves the students' speaking skill. The third article discusses the effectiveness of using short stories to improve students' vocabulary mastery. This volume has been postponed due to technical issues.
Langua Journal of Linguistics, Literature, and Language EducationVol 2 No 1 (2019)
In this volume, Langua presented the result of studies concerning various issues in English Language Teaching especially in the speaking classroom. The first topic to be presented in this volume and number is the students' difficulties in speaking classroom. The second topic is about the use of Homophone Game to improve the students' pronunciation as still relevant to the speaking ability. One of the researcher also put information about the use of debate technique to enhance the students' speaking ability where the British Parliamentary Debate Style is used. The other researcher also presented his study about the use of metacognitive strategy to improve the students' speaking ability. In addition, the implementation of curriculum 2013 is also discussed briefly by two researchers and the last research report is related to the enhancement of the students' writing motivation by using blog. The articles in this issue are expected to add information related to English Language Teaching.
Langua Journal of Linguistics, Literature, and Language EducationVol 1 No 1 (2018)
In this first issue of Langua: Journal of Linguistics, Literature, and Language Education, this journal publishes research reports accomplished by the students of English Department of STKIP Kie Raha Ternate except one article is written by two lecturers in the same department. The articles in this issue are concerning the theory and practices of English Language Teaching in Ternate (North Maluku, Indonesia) and around. Some learning models effectiveness are reviewed here including Problem-Based Learning, Directed Reading and Thinking Activity, and Talking Stick. Translation errors made by the students in translating presidential speech are also investigated. There is also an article investigated the correlation between grammar knowledge and logic. In the English Education field, the implementation of Curriculum 2013 is also reviewed. And the last one is the comparative study on the impact of English Teacher Certification towards students' grammar understanding. This issue is published with expectation that the articles contribute useful information regarding the theory and practices of English Language Teaching and English Education.