Online English Teaching and Learning Process Through WhatsApp Application at SMK Al Furqon Bantarkawung in the Academic Year 2020/2021 during Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Andreina Meilasari
  • Mohammad Ilhami Hakim
Keywords: English Teaching and Learning, Online Learning, WhatsApp, SMK Al Furqon Bantarkawung, Covid-19 Pandemic

Abstract

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.

Author Biography

Andreina Meilasari

DIALEKTIKA Journal is a biannual journal published in March and September by English Education Study Program of Educational Sciences and Teachers’ Training Faculty Peradaban University. It welcomes both conceptual and research-based articles related to English education, literature, or linguistics.

Published
2022-01-29