The Effect of Learning Style-based Strategy on Students’ Vocabulary Development


  • Septyara Lingce University of Bengkulu
  • Gita Mutiara Hati University of Bengkulu
  • Indah Damayanti University of Bengkulu


learning style, verbal, visual, vocabulary


This pre-experimental research was designed to investigate the effect of learning style-based strategy toward vocabulary development of kindergarten students. 15 students in class B2 TK IT Auladuna Bengkulu city were involved in this study and treated by visual and verbal memorizing technique during 6 meetings. The data were collected by pre-test, post-test, and observation checklists. The data were analyzed by software SPSS version 16.00. There were some findings of this research. First, 11 out of 15 students in class B2 TK IT Auladuna tended to be visual learner and the other 4 students tended to be verbal learner. Second, according to the hypothesis testing by SPSS, the value of sig. 2-tailed could not fulfill the requirements of significance value. Hence, null hypothesis (H0) was accepted. This means that learning style-based strategy is not effective for children’s vocabulary development. Third, even though the strategy is not effective, the data analysis by SPSS showed a small improvement of students score after getting the treatment. The results imply that learning style-based strategy is not effective for children’s vocabulary development at TK IT Auladuna Bengkulu City.


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