Penulis Utama : Indra Kridaningtyas
Penulis Tambahan : -
NIM / NIP : X.2208521
Tahun : 2012
Judul : Improving students’ speaking ability through storytelling (a classroom action research on the second grade of smp purnama sumpiuh in academic year of 2010/2011)
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Imprint : Surakarta - FKIP - 2012
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Sumber : UNS-FKIP Jur. Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris-X.2208521-2012
Subyek : SPEAKING
Jenis Dokumen : Skripsi
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Abstrak : This research is a classroom action research. The objectives of this study are to know whether storytelling can improve the students’ speaking ability or not and to know what the students’ responses when storytelling is implemented in teaching speaking. The problem highlighted in the research is the low level students’ speaking ability at the second grade of SMP Purnama Sumpiuh in academic year 2010/2011. This research was carried out in VIII A class. In this study, the writer found that the problems came from the teacher and the students. The research showed that the teacher was less creative in delivering material. It made students bored in the teaching learning process. He did not involve all students to take role during teaching learning process, so most of them were passive. Besides the teacher, the problems also came from the students. They still got difficulties in using grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. It was seen in the process of teaching learning. It seemed that the students still lack of participation and self-confidence in speaking class. The procedure of the research consists of planning, action, observation, and reflection. In this study, the writer was the practitioner who implemented the storytelling technique in teaching learning process. The data are in the form of qualitative and quantitative. The quantitative data are taken from the test conducted before and after the actions are implemented. The qualitative data are taken from the result of observation and interviews done by the observer while the actions are being carried out. Having collected the data, the writer analyses the data. In this study, the writer finds that storytelling technique can improve students’ speaking ability. It can be seen on students’ performance during teaching and learning process. Students became more active and all students were involved in teaching learning process. It created a better circumstance. Students were more enthusiastic in joining the lesson, so the class became more alive. Furthermore, there was also improvement in students’ achievement. The mean score in pre-test 3.92 increased to 5.35. Thus, the result of the research shows that storytelling technique can improve students’ speaking ability in order to become one of appropriate ways in teaching speaking. Practically, storytelling is one of appropriate techniques to improve students’ speaking ability which has a view that students are active learners. It is considered that students learn best when they are personally involved in the teaching experience. Through storytelling technique, the students can express their own feeling, emotion in the story to entertain their other friends. The environment will not be threatening so that the learners are eager to communicate. Teaching speaking through storytelling also provides an opportunity to develop accuracy, fluency and keep the learners highly motivated.
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Pembimbing : 1. Drs. M. Asrori, M. Pd
2. Drs. Martono, MA
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Fakultas : Fak. KIP