The use of Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) in the Teaching and Learning Process of Writing

Ningrum Wisma Indah, Besral Besral

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Students’ less exposure to writing activity in EFL learning have resulted in low achievement of the student’s writer especially in lower level of education such as in Junior High Schools. These beginner students have suffered from inadequate writing skills as reflected in their weak grammar and rhetorical styles.  Therefore, by using Picture Word Inductive Model (Calhoun, 1999), the current study tried to develop students’ competence through an inquiry-oriented strategy by using pictures of objects, actions and scenes to draw out words from students’ listening and speaking.  The population of this research was grade seventh (173 students) who spread out in five classes. Using simple random sampling, then the experimental class was taught through Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM). The research showed that mean scores of students’ writing in experiment class was (76.91) higher than the mean scores of students’ writing in control class (65.05). Each components of writing in experimental class got improved, but the most significant improvement was in vocabulary. So, it is recommended that English teachers should consider the use of Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM) strategy in teaching EFL learning to write.

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