“Spelling Bee” in Developing Students’ Vocabulary Mastery AT SMA Negeri 1 Merauke Academic year 2023/2024.

  • Aprillya Universitas Musamus
  • Nasrawati Universitas Musamus
Keywords: Vocabulary, spelling bee, quantitative research.


This research aims to describe the improvement of students’ vocabulary in using Spelling Bee. Students of SMA Negeri 1 Merauke at the class of XB were the subject of this research, which was consisted of 21 students.  This research was conducted from August to September 2023. This research used a quantitative research with a pre-experimental design and pretest and post-test design of one group. Data analysis techniques used the scoring of students’ tests, classification of the students’ scores, percentage, and mean score.

Based on the value of vocabulary tests on pretest and post-test, there was development on each test. The percentage of students pretest was 52% who passed the KKM, and the rate of students post-test developed to 81% who passed the KKM.The result showed that this research use of the Spelling Bee Game could develop the students’ vocabulary mastery at SMA Negeri 1 Merauke.