Although students have studied English for years, they have not been able to use English communicatively. This is caused – one of them – by the lack of using teaching media and the disability of the teachers to use it. This paper is a “succes story” about succesfull of CD interactive as learning media. By in large, this study was underpinned by theory of media in teaching, computer based instruction and communicative language learning. In conducting the investigation, Research and Development (R&D) approach coined by Borg and Gall (1979) was applied. From this study it was found that (1) the process of English teaching-learning carried out in each Islamic Junior High School at Lombok Barat Regency was characterized by the use of traditional approach in which the teachers as the central of the process. (2) the teaching media which developed in this study was a 45 minutes Compact Disc (CD) of interactive teaching media, and (3) that CD interactive teaching media was found to be significant in increasing students’ communicative competence. It is recommended to (a) interrelated department to design such regulation which encourage the developing and taking the advantages of using of interactive teaching media, and (b) teachers to use and develop this media based on their needs to teach English more interesting and communicatively.
Key words: communicative, interactive, English