THE ROLE OF PICTURE SERIES IN IMPROVING STUDENTS' WRITING ABILITY

Rahayu Hesthi Wening

Abstract


Writing is a productive skill that plays an important role in English language teaching and learning. However, teaching writing is not an easy matter, so it demands the care and attention of English teachers. Writing product should fulfill some criteria, such as content, organization, vocabulary use, grammatical use, and mechanics in order to be a good one. Instructional media is one of the aspects that can help the teachers in teaching writing. This article aims to review the role of picture series, as one of the instructional media, in improving students' writing ability. It covers the theory, regulation, research, and practice in teaching writing, gives some examples of various media in teaching writing, highlights the role of using picture series in improving students' ability, and provides an example of procedure of how to implement picture series. It is expected that this article could provide a guideline of teaching writing by using picture series and some suggestions for future practice and research.  

 


Keywords


picture series; improve; writing

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