STORYTELLING TO IMPROVE STUDENTS' SPEAKING ABILITY

Tanti Hardianti, - (2019) STORYTELLING TO IMPROVE STUDENTS' SPEAKING ABILITY. S1. Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia.

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Abstract

Storytelling is a kind of teaching method which can help students learn to speak English. This study describes the implementation of storytelling to improve students’ speaking ability. The objective of the study is to investigate whether there is an improvement in the use of storytelling and to find out students’ opinions towards the implementation of storytelling in teaching speaking. This study was undertaken with 31 students in junior high school. This study employed a classroom action research, it was done in two cycles and every cycle consists of four stages, including planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. The data were collected through observation, students’ test, and interview with the students. The data analysed by using qualitative and quantitative. The result of the study revealed that storytelling has successfully improved eighth-grade students’ speaking ability which can be seen from the mean scores of preliminary (48.25), test in cycle 1 (56.51), and test in cycle 2 (64.77). There were some students’ opinions towards the implementation of storytelling. The students became active and confident to speak English and they have been engaged in learning activities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Improving, Storytelling, Speaking Ability, Students’ Opinions, Classroom Action Research
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Pendidikan Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Tanti Hardianti
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2020 03:42
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2020 02:20
URI: http://repository.upi.edu/id/eprint/46307

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