Teaching English Grammar to Young Learners through Nursery Rhymes Applications

Annisaa Paradisa

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In this technological era, young learners are exposed to various kinds of technologies. This phenomenon has led young learners interest in learning through technology rather than conventional teaching. Addressing to this context, Nursery Rhymes applications exist to facilitate the wants and necessity to learn in young learners. Nursery rhymes teaches grammar, word order, vocabulary, rythmn and pronunciation altogether. There are claims that young learners have short attention span. Hence, these applications provide tools that attractsyoung learners attention as supporting media for teachers. The sample consists of three young learners from grade 1-2. The result of this preliminary study shows that the students have better attention and willingness to learn English grammar. Undoubtedly, this will also lead to the progress of their grammar use.

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nursery rhymes application; grammar teaching; young learners

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