Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia
This present study attempts to determine whether the using of authentic materials in teaching English for Vocational High School help students increase their English Accounting Vocabulary mastery. For this study, thirty-five of tenth-grade Accounting Department students were taught English Accounting vocabulary once a week for one month at a Vocational High School in Makassar, Indonesia. The students were taught English Accounting vocabulary by using authentic materials. The materials were taken from the real life situation of work such as a financial report of a company in and deposit and withdrawal forms of a bank. They were tested on their vocabulary mastery of English Accounting at the beginning and at the end of the treatment period, so pre-test and post-test were the instruments used for the research. The result indicates that using authentic materials in teaching English for Vocational High School, develops students English Accounting vocabulary mastery.
Authentic materials, teaching vocabulary, ESP