Berlin Insan Pratiwi Dwi Lia Rakhmasari


Contextual Redefinition (CR)as one of English learning strategies is offered to overcome difficulties
in learning English especially for EFL students. As it provides chances to guess meaning of word by
its surrounding, it is expected to encourage students to participate more by contributing in the required
steps. This study aims to measure implementation effects (score and class involvement) of CR
towardManagement study programme students and to find out their attitude of it. This study is one of
considerations to ponder prior to teaching process of what is the appropriate strategy to teach English
for adult with specific needs since it serves finding related to the implementation effect of CR.
Conducted as an experimental research, this study involves three cycles of treatment. It is fulfilled
with description of students attitude toward CR implementation in which the data is gained through
questionnaire. Three findings are as follow: 1) CRprovidesmean score betterment of 61.58 on pretest
to 69.11 on post-test with the absence of saturation until the end of cycle three; 2) CR activates
students with class involvement increase of 16.19 on each cycle; and 3) CR is favoured by 47.54%
students and 55.88% students expecting CR to be applied in every reading section. The findings
indicate that despite having good significance in improving the score, this strategy is favored by less
than half of students and only half and so will require its application in the processof class lecturing.
Keywords: contextual redefinition, economic English for EFL

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