The Use of Animated Video In Producing Consonant Symbols And Sounds

Ratu Resta Rentia, Suryani Suryani, Ugahara Ugahara, Anzora Anzora


This study aims to improve students' understanding of consonant symbols and sounds through animated videos. This study used pre-experimental research with quantitative methods. There were 15 students in semester six of Abulyatama University who were involved as respondents in this study. This study used pre-test and post-test research instrument. The test consisted of 10 questions in which the students had to recognize the consonant symbols and sounds based on animated video. The data then was analyzed using SPSS 22 version. The findings show that the use of animated videos is significantly improve students' understanding. This is because students learn and practice to recognize consonant symbols and pronounce them during treatment. It is  evidenced by the average pre-test score of writing consonant symbols before treatment, namely 17.00, while the average score after treatment is 72.67. The average pre-test score of consonant sounds before treatment is 40.00, while the average score after treatment is 82.67. The paired T-test shows that the t value obtained is -7.51 with a p value (Asymp. Sig 2 tailed) of 0.000 <0.05 and the t value obtained is -7.45 with a p value (Asymp. Sig 2 tailed) of 0.00 <0.05. This means that there is a significant increase in students' understanding. Thus, the use of animated videos help the students in producing correct consonant symbols and sounds.

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