Title: Teaching Pragmatics with Socio-drama Technique
Author(s): Harison Surbakti
Affiliation: Dept of Indonesian and Literary Education, Universitas Muslim Nusantara Al Washliyah, Medan of Indonesia
This paper presents the effectiveness of Socio-drama technique in teaching Pragmatic lesson at Senior High School in North Sumatra Province. The method of Sociodrama as one of the alternative ways in teaching Pragmatics; it increased the students' learning motivation and improved the learning achievement. With a Class Action Research this study was conducted in Lubuk Pakam Town North Sumatra, Indonesia. Social Drama Technique was applied in the Pragmatics teaching learning process. The result of the research can be stated that the application of Social Drama Method learning model to improve student learning result (X variable) improved the Pragmatics test result of class XI student (Y variable).