THE USE OF TIKTOK APPLICATION FOR DESCRIPTIVE TEXT IN ENGLISH WRITING FOR THE TENTH GRADE OF VOCATIOANAL HIGH SCOOL

Elsa Sonia Virgin, Laily Nur Affini

Abstract


This study aims to discover the benefits of using the Tik-Tok application in writing descriptive text. Then, find out if the Tik-Tok application helps students write and solve problems they find while writing. The purpose of this survey is the result of a 10th-grade study at SMK Yatpi Godong. SMK Yatpi Godong has 32 10th graders. In this case, researchers used a questionnaire that consisted of open-form questions to collect survey data. This study used qualitative research, and the data was collected using words and photographs rather than numbers. The researchers occupied open-form questions to get information from students and then changed the survey results to percentages. Last, examining and interpreting all the data. From the impact of the data analysis, 86,36% of the students said that the TikTok application had advantages in learning the descriptive text material. On the other hand, 13,64% of the students replied that the TikTok application did not give them many benefits in their learning. 63,64% of the students answered that they said the TikTok application helped them study the descriptive text. In contrast, 36,36% of the students answered that the TikTok application did not help in their studies. Last, 72,73% of the students had problems writing descriptive text using the TikTok application. However, 27,27% of them said they had no issues learning descriptive text using the TikTok application because they had mastered the materials.

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TikTok, descriptive text, English writing

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.47255/spectral.v8i2.123

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