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The correlation between habit in watching english films with english subtitles, grammatical competence, and speaking skill (A Correlational Study to the Sixth Semester Students of English Education Department of Teacher Training and Education Faculty of S


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Dona Achlia - K.2210017 - Fak. KIP

The aim of this research was to find out the correlation between 1)
students’ habit in watching English films with English subtitles and speaking
skill; (2) students’ grammatical competence and speaking skill; and (3) students’
habit in watching English films with English subtitles and grammatical
competence simultaneously to speaking skill.
The research used correlational method. The research was conducted at
English Education Department of Sebelas Maret University. The sample was 30
from the population of 88 sixth semester students. The instruments to collect the
data were in the forms of questionnaire and test. The questionnaire was used to
collect the data of students’ habit in watching English films with English subtitles
while the tests were used to collect the data of students’ grammatical competence
and speaking skill. The techniques which were used in analyzing the data were
Simple Correlation and Multiple Regression Correlation.
The result shows, (1) there is a positive correlation between students’ habit
in watching English films with English subtitles and speaking skill (rx1y = 0.511);
(2) there is a positive correlation between students’ grammatical competence and
speaking skill (rx2y = 0.73), and (3) there is a positive correlation between
students’ habit in watching English films with English subtitles and grammatical
competence to speaking skill simultaneously (Ry12 = 0.76). It means the increase
of students’ habit in watching English films with English subtitles and
grammatical competence, either separately or simultaneously, will be followed by
the increase of the students’ speaking skill.
Keywords: habit in watching English films with English subtitles, grammatical
competence, speaking skill