LEARNING ABILITY AND THE RETENTION OF ENGLISH VOCABULARY THROUGH GAMES OF PRIMARY 2 STUDENTS OF DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL OF SUAN SUNANDHA RAJABHAT UNIVERSITY.
The purposes of this research were 1) to compare the learning ability of English vocabulary of Primary 2 Students before and after using games and 2) to study the retention of English vocabulary of Primary 2 Students by using games. The sample included 30 Primary 2 Students of Demonstration School of Suansunandha Rajabhat University and selected by simple random sampling. Research instruments were 1) lesson plan and 2) an achievement test. Data were statistically analyzed in mean, standard deviation, and t-test.
The findings revealed as follows:
1. The learning ability of English vocabulary of Primary 2 Students before and after using games was significantly different (p < .05).
2. The retention of English vocabulary of the students between post-test and two weeks after post-test was not different.