Verbal Therapy Design with an Android Application Based Game for Children who Speak Roughly
The phenomenon of children who speak harshly becomes a problem in the world of education, especially language education. Habits of children who speak rudely are not only related to verbal problems but also psychological problems that will become characters. This research is a practice of verbal therapy as an effort to reduce or even eliminate the habit of children who speak rudely. This study uses a psycholinguistic approach with descriptive qualitative methods. Stages of research were carried out by designing a game on an Android application. The design of the game was applied in the game to three children as research objects. Testing is done by asking the three children to play the game with the supervision and direction of researchers. Based on the conducted research, the results show that the design of verbal therapy using games based on Android applications can reduce the intensity of children's habits in speaking harshly.