Developing English Children Learning Media through Lyrics Visualization
The significant development of preschools in Indonesia requires improvement in various aspects such as in the quality of the teachers, facility, teaching and learning media and materials. That is why, the preschool stakeholders must be creative and innovative in running the teaching and learning process. One of ways is by introducing English for the students. English actually is not a new thing for children. They have recognized English through gadget and television programs. Commonly, those media introduce English through songs for attracting the children attention. Unfortunately, children often only follow the rhythm and lyrics without understanding the meaning. The present study is to design English book for children which accommodates the need of learning English meaning through lyrics visualization. By applying the research and development, the researcher found that both teachers and children from Kangaroo School 2 Kalasan admitted that they were able to understand the meaning easily. They also could play dancing while singing by copying the illustration given on the book.
Keywords: Lyrics, Children, Visualization
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