USING “MEMRISE” TO BOOST ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS VOCABULARY MASTERY: STUDENTS’ VIEWPOINT

Dyah Aminatun, Lulud Oktaviani

Abstract


Comprehending English of certain field will be beneficial for students. It is in line with the fact that the term of English will be different from what is usually learned in general English class. English for Business class demands students to learn English for business context. However, non-English major students do not always have high understanding in English. Consequently, it is hard for them to understand and use English well. Fortunately, in this recent era, there are various platforms and online applications for learning English using technologies which can be accessed by anyone, and anywhere in easier way. Memrise is one of online applications that can facilitate students from various majors to learn English and especially to learn new vocabulary. This study was conducted in English for Business class of Management major and was intended to find out students’ point of view of using Memrise application in boosting their vocabulary mastery of English for business. The result showed that the use of Memrise has helped students to learn new English vocabulary as well as the meaning, the spelling, how they are pronounced, and how they are used in a sentence. Keywords: English for Business, vocabulary mastery, Memrise

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