GEEJ has moved to a new address at


Sri Wahyuni


Interaction is communication that happens through more than two people for getting the information, and the interaction is the way for the lecturer in the teaching-learning process in the classroom. Interaction involves all participants in the classroom which are lecturer and students. This study aims to know students’ perception of lecturer-students in EFL classroom interaction at the fourth-semester students of the English department at STKIP Bina Bangsa Getsempena Banda Aceh. This study used a questionnaire to get the data and used a descriptive qualitative design to analyze data. The data were collected by giving a set of a questionnaire (20 questions). The result of this research based on the students’ perception is described the teaching-learning process in the classroom was good enough and the students feel comfortable and surely they like lecturer’s teaching method. The classroom interaction in the EFL classroom is good because the lecturer used not only English but also Indonesia to stimulate the students in understanding what the lecturer explained.


Keywords: Perception, Interaction, EFL

Full Text:



Allwright, Dick. (2008). Interaction and Negotiation in the Language Classroom: Their Role in Learner Development. New York: Pearson Education.

Astiti, Ni Wayan Widha. (2016). An Analysis of Teacher Talk In English Classes In SMK PGRI 4 Denpasar. Denpasar University.

Brown, H. Douglas. (2000). Principles of Language Teaching and Learning. New York: Pearson Education.

Harmer, Jeremy. (2001). How to Teach English. Essex: Pearson Educational Limited.

Hafizah, Aulia. (2014). Analysis Of Verbal Interaction Between Teacher and Students In Industrial Engineering International Program At Islamic University of Indonesia. Jakarta: Indonesia University

Huraerah, Nike Rosmeisarah. (2013). The Analysis of Verbal Interaction Between Teacher and Student in the Classroom. Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia.

Metelo, Ana, (2006). Describing Classroom Interaction. Retrieved on May 24 2018

Mitchell, Rosamond and Myles, Florence. (2004). Second Language Learning Theories. New York: Oxford University Press Inc.

Murtiningrum, Siti. (2009). Classroom Interaction In English Learning: Universitas Sanata Dharma Yogyakarta.

Nafrina, Ajeng. (2007). The Teacher and Learner Talk in Classroom Interaction in SMPN 2 Kendal. Semarang: English Department Language and Art Faculty Semarang State University.

Pinter, Anamaria. (2006). Teaching Young Language Learners. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Richards, Jack C and Rodgers, Theodore S. (2001). Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Richards, Jack C. (2005). Communicative Language Teaching Today. Singapore: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre.

Wade, Vagias. (2006). Likert Scale. New York: Cambridge University Press

Article Metrics

Abstract views: 176   PDF views: 79