IMPROVING STUDENTS’ VOCABULARY MASTERY THROUGH PICTURE MEDIA
This research aims at improving students' vocabulary mastery through picture media. This research was conducted in seventh grade students at SMPN 3 Pusakanagara Subang using qualitative methods. This research is a classroom action research conducted in three cycles, consisting of four meetings in one cycle by observing students learning activities, observation class, tests, and questionnaires. This research aims to improve students' vocabulary mastery and to find out how students' responses in improve their vocabulary mastery, and to explain whether picture media can improve students' vocabulary mastery. The results of the average score of each cycle is increased, first cycle 58, 37, second cycle 76.5 and third cycle 82. While the results of this study are; pre-test 9.37%, first cycle 34%, second cycle 75% and thrid cycle 91%. In conclusion, the results of this research indicate that picture media can improve students' vocabulary mastery and as seen from classroom observations and questionnaires, students find it easier to remember vocabulary.