A Description Vocabulary Mastery of The Fifth Grade Students Of Sdn 3 Sungai Pinyuh Academic Year 2016/2017

Irma Manda Negara


In education, English as one of the subjects that are taught from elementary through high school. to be able to use
the English language, students must master the vocabulary. because the vocabulary is one of the important aspects to be able
to use English well. Without studying and mastering the vocabulary will have difficulties in communicating and
understanding the meaning of each word. Mastery of vocabulary in early childhood, especially in primary schools is highly
recommended because it can increase their knowledge and insight. Each student is encouraged to be educated and taught to
master the English language because it is very useful and important for their future. This study aims to determine and
describe the students' mastery of vocabulary, especially the mastery of English vocabulary. It is also to determine the
students' ability in translating English SDN 3 Pinyuh River. This type of research used in this research is descriptive, with
quantitative approach. Sources of data in this study are the 5th graders of SDN 3 Rivers Pinyuh academic year 2016/2017,
amounting to two classes. The total number of students is 41 students. In this study, researchers used the instrument in the
form of a vocabulary test. The instrument contains questions of 40 questions about the vocabulary test with a reference
based on materials that have been submitted. Results of the analysis showed that there are 22 students or 53.66% of the
scores 40-59, and the value of the average (mean) is 53.60. Based grouping of categories, it can be concluded that the
mastery of vocabulary for 5th graders of SDN 3 Rivers Pinyuh the academic year 2016/2017 in the category less.

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