Socialization on Improving English Language Skills through TOEFL for Grade 12 Students of SMK Swasta HKBP Pematang Siantar


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Authors

  • Dian Winda Tamba Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar
  • Ros Meylani Putri Pardede Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar
  • Hotnida Teresia Lubis Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar
  • Ephy Cryday Yanti Gea Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar
  • Renita Clara Siahaan Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar
  • Herman Herman Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar
  • Anita Purba Universitas Simalungun
  • Arwin Tannuary Politeknik Bisnis Indonesia

Keywords:

English, Improving, Socialization, TOEFL

Abstract

This socialization activity aims to introduce and provide knowledge and insight to students at the SMK Swasta HKBP Pematang Siantar about the TOEFL test. The socialization activity regarding the introduction of TOEFL to vocational school students, was held on December 5, 2023. Participants in this socialization activity were 12 grade vocational school students totaling 20 people. Participants gain new knowledge about the TOEFL test. There were three phases in conducting this socialization, namely preparation, implementation and evaluation. The results obtained from this socialization activity are, they know and understand what the TOEFL test is, types of questions in the TOEFL test, number of questions tested in the TOEFL test, duration and time for completing TOEFL questions, tips & tricks for studying TOEFL and also the importance of TOEFL test. This socialization can also increase student's motivation to study English more seriously. They can view the TOEFL exam as a challenge to overcome and as a first step towards success in their future academic and professional careers. From the results above it can be concluded that this activity gave a positive impact for the students in the future

Author Biographies

Dian Winda Tamba, Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar

Department of English Education

Ros Meylani Putri Pardede, Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar

Department of English Education

Hotnida Teresia Lubis, Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar

Department of English Education

Ephy Cryday Yanti Gea, Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar

Deparment of English Education

Renita Clara Siahaan, Universitas HKBP Nommensen Pematangsiantar

Department of English Education

Anita Purba, Universitas Simalungun

Department of Teacher Profesional Program

Arwin Tannuary, Politeknik Bisnis Indonesia

Department of D-3 Computer Engineering

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Published

31-12-2023

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Tamba, D. W. ., Pardede, R. M. P. ., Lubis, H. T. ., Gea, E. C. Y. ., Siahaan, R. C. ., Herman, H., Purba, A., & Tannuary, A. (2023). Socialization on Improving English Language Skills through TOEFL for Grade 12 Students of SMK Swasta HKBP Pematang Siantar . IKHLAS: Jurnal Pengabdian Dosen Dan Mahasiswa, 2(3), 28–32. Retrieved from https://ejournal.indrainstitute.id/index.php/ikhlas/article/view/680

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