Using Body Language to Improve Arabic Vocabulary in Junior High Schools of Sidoarjo, Indonesia


This article investigated the effect of using body language for improving Arabic vocabulary in the junior high schools of Sidoarjo, Indonesia. This study was a collaborative experimental classroom-action research performed by Arabic language teachers. The purpose of this research was to innovate Arabic learning methods to improve students’ understanding of Arabic vocabulary. The results indicated that the body language method can improve the understanding of Arabic vocabulary as concluded from the results of a post-test carried out during the study.

Keywords: body language method, mufrodat, learning Arabic

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