Wahyuni Naning Tri

Wahyuni Naning Tri
University of Auckland · Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics

Doctor of Philosophy
My current project is writing high-impact publications (thesis-related) funded by the University of Auckland.


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Citations since 2017
7 Research Items
20 Citations
Additional affiliations
January 2019 - September 2022
University of Auckland
  • PhD Student
August 2013 - July 2015
Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
Field of study
  • Language Education
August 2010 - September 2011
National Open College-Southampton
Field of study
  • Home-Based Childcare
July 2009 - June 2010
Eastleigh College Southampton
Field of study
  • Early Years Education and Development


Publications (8)
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Studies have shown that phonics instruction improves reading skills, with noticeable word recognition and pronunciation results. Despite the intensive use of this method in English countries, phonics has not been introduced or is minimally taught in Indonesian primary schools' English reading classes, where the teaching is mainly focused on text co...
Conference Paper
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The willingness of children to learn is an essential factor for a successful education. Many studies have claimed that children learn things better when they are interested in the object of learning. This interest potentially leads to motivation and further engagement. This study aimed to improve students' participation by integrating their topic i...
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This presentation aims to share my latest PhD project on investigating parental involvement in a child's language learning development, particularly learning English as a foreign language. Previous research found that parent's early influence on their child's learning makes a real difference to their learning development. Studies pointed out that p...
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Previous research pointed out that parental involvement in their child's learning is more significant than other factors' powers, such as having an excellent financial background and well-educated parents (Bonci et al., 2008, 2010, 2011). The constructive involvement is also strongly suggested to significantly affect the child's learning achievemen...
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The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of instructional methods based on phonics instruction in reading classes to improve students participation therefore they can develop to their maximum potential. Using qualitative tools of observation, documentation and interview, this research was focusing the inquiry on investigating stude...


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Projects (2)
Designing reading model based on children interest and situational interest to enhance foreign language learning in both process and achievement