ENHANCING STUDENTS’ PRONUNCIATION THROUGH YOUTUBE CHANNEL: PRONUNCIATION WITH EMMA
The utilize of YouTube for teaching and learning English in this era is needed to
implement. This research aims to investigated YouTube Channel: Pronunciation with
Emma able to enhance students’ pronunciation at SMK Bina Mandiri Bekasi. The design
of this research is Classroom Action Research (CAR) and uses a quantitative descriptive
method. Participants in this research were 36 students from XI TKJ F at SMK Bina Mandiri
Bekasi. The result showed that teaching and learning English using YouTube Channel:
Pronunciation with Emma as media able to enhance students’ pronunciation.
There were significant enhancements both researcher and the student overall performance
within the classroom. Researcher can make the class more active, and students have got
top notch motivation to learn good pronunciation. Based on data, there is a significant
enhance in students’ mean score. In the pre-test, students’ mean score is 71 there were
10 students who reached the Minimum Completeness Criteria (KKM) with the percentage
27% and 26 students with the percentage 73% failed. Then, in post-test 1 score is 82 there
were 24 students who reached the KKM with the percentage 66% and 12 students with the
percentage 34% failed. In post-test 2 score is 86 there were 34 students who reached the
KKM with the percentage 94% and 2 students with the percentage 6% failed. Based on
the result of the mean score cycle 1 and cycle 2, there is enhancement of student’s
pronunciation that are 82 to 86. It can be concluded that the use of YouTube Channel:
Pronunciation with Emma is believed to be successful and able to enhance students’
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