Snakes And Ladders Game For Enhancing Young Learners’ Vocabulary

  • Ahmad Naharuddin Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo
  • Fika Megawati Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo
Keywords: Snakes and Ladders Game, Teaching Vocabulary, Occupation


Vocabulary is one of pivotal elements in language. It is true that vocabulary mastery gives big contribution to the success of language proficiency. Dealing with classroom activities, variation of teaching is needed since it can give exposure to the students. Thus, this study aims to find out whether there is an effect of using snakes and ladders game in teaching vocabulary. An elementary school level was selected as the young learners based on the determined appropriate characteristics. In this study, the fifth graders were finally considered suitable for the sample. The quantitative method with true-experimental design was implemented. To test the hypothesis, there were two groups involved, experimental and control classes. The researchers used snakes and ladders board as a medium then implemented it in a set of game rule and instruction during teaching vocabulary about names of occupation for experimental class. The result reveals that using snakes and ladders game is effective for enhancing vocabulary. The more modification in the medium and instruction might be possible inspiration for the next research.


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How to Cite
Ahmad Naharuddin and Fika Megawati 2018. Snakes And Ladders Game For Enhancing Young Learners’ Vocabulary. International Journal on Integrated Education. 1, 1 (Dec. 2018), 30-34. DOI: