EFL Teacher Ability in Managing Large Class : Classroom Management Perspective

  • Tiara Monika Institute Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu, Indonesia
  • Risnawati Risnawati Institute Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu, Indonesia
  • Dedi Efrizal Institute Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu, Indonesia
Keywords: EFL Teacher, Classroom Management, Large Class


Classroom management is a set of teacher actions taken to create and maintain a learning environment. The existence of classroom management aims to make the class conductive and learning objectives can be achieved. But in reality, not all teachers are able to manage their classes well, especially in large classes. There for, the purpose of this research was to identify the classroom  management in a large class. This research used descriptive qualitative approach. The instruments used were observation, interview and questionnaire. The result of the research showed that to handle a large class, the teacher used the conventional seat arrangement. The teacher also used both English and Indonesian in the teaching and learning process in order that the students understand. In making the students understand the teach material easier, the teacher acts as an informer and monitor in the teaching and learning process. The teacher used small groups in grouping students. The teacher gives feedback to the students individually or in groups. It can be concluded English teacher  can manage both of physical management and management  of students well. It can be seen way classroom management which is conducted by the teacher was appropriate with some criteria of effective classroom management.


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How to Cite
Monika, T., Risnawati, R., & Efrizal, D. (2021). EFL Teacher Ability in Managing Large Class : Classroom Management Perspective. English Empower: Journal of Linguistics and Literature, 6(1), 16-20. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.51517/eejll.v6i1.258