Stimulating Students’ English Learning Motivation Through Drama at Islamic Preschool Education Department Tarbiyah Faculty of STAIN Kudus

Taranindya Zulhi Amalia


This research aims at identifying the effectiveness of drama as a model of teaching in stimulating students’ English learning motivation at Islamic Preschool Teacher Education (PGRA) of STAIN Kudus. This field research which applies qualitative approach has English lecturers and students of PGRA as primary sources while articles and books related to drama, preschool, and English learning motivation as secondary data. The techniques of data collection are observation, interview, and documentation. In analysing the data, there are reduction, display, and verification by Miles and Huberman.   The result and discussion of the study answer the problem statements as follows: (1) The criteria of drama consist of topics, scenario, players, time allotment, settings, practices, character buildings as well as decorations and documentation, (2) the drama which comes from friendship and constructs communicative competence motivates the students’ English learning. While the developments consist of  pronouncing and  producing the dialogues of drama as well as breath, vocal, mental, character building, and English skills, (3) the effectiveness is started in some processes. It is started from the drama preparation, consultation and asking lecture’s advices.

Keywords: drama, English learning motivation, islamic preschool education

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