The study is aimed to investigate the effectiveness of giving vocabulary game on students' ability in grammar class. The study was conducted to the first semester of English Education Study Program students in Faculty of Teachers Training and Educational Sciences, Pakuan University. The population of the study is the first semester students of the English Department, Faculty of Teachers Training and Educational Sciences, Pakuan University. From the population, the sample of the study is one experimental class consisted of 25 students. The method of the study is quasi experimental research. The instruments used by the researcher are test and non test. The test instruments are questions about tenses and the non test is in forms of questionnaire. From the study, it can be concluded that the students’ ability in using new verbs in constructing sentences based on tenses taught has significantly been increased. It is shown from the high score of students’ test. The calculatation of df (degree of freedom) is gained from df = (N-1) = 11-1 = 10 and concern with the t table value with df = 11, the value of tt table degree of significance 5% is compared to t0. The t-table is 2.21 and with tt T0 =11,2 which is greater than tt=2,04 we can see that H0 is rejected so there are significant differences between pre-test and post-test. Based on the data calculation above, it is found out that there are significant differences mean between pre-test and posttest. Therefore, the writer concludes that the use of throwing words games as one of vocabulay games is effective in teaching grammar.
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