Online English Teaching and Learning Process Through WhatsApp Application at SMK Al Furqon Bantarkawung in the Academic Year 2020/2021 during Covid-19 Pandemic
Keywords:English Teaching and Learning, Online Learning, WhatsApp, SMK Al Furqon Bantarkawung, Covid-19 Pandemic
This study aims to describe the online English teaching and learning process through WhatsApp application at SMK Al Furqon Bantarkawung in the academic year 2020/2021 during Covid-19 pandemic. This is descriptive qualitative research in which the data are taken from observation, interview, and documentation. The techniques of data analysis are data reduction, data display, and conclusion. Based on the result of the research, the writers find out that online English teaching and learning through WhatsApp application at SMK Al Furqon Bantarkawung in 2020/2021 during Covid-19 pandemic is not enjoyable learning activity for all students. The students do not enjoy the online English learning because they cannot easily understand about the short material explanation and only in written form on WhatsApp. Meanwhile, the students enjoy the online English learning because they can join online English learning while doing something else, the teacher is friendly, and they can learn English anytime and anywhere. The English teacher uses problem-based learning, which purposes to make the students able to think critically and find other references related to the material by themselves.