An Analysis of Psychological Factors Affecting English Speaking Performance At The Tenth Graders of SMK N 1 Metro

Alifia, Lupita Nor (2020) An Analysis of Psychological Factors Affecting English Speaking Performance At The Tenth Graders of SMK N 1 Metro. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to analyze whether Psychological Factors play a role in the speaking ability of tenth grade students of SMK N 1 Metro, Metro City. Psychology is the study of the nature of the soul and its process to the end. Therefore, psychology deals with the study of external behavior using objective observation methods for stimulation. In addition, there are some psychological factors that hinder students from speaking in English classes such asfear of making mistakes, shyness, anxiety, lack of confidence and lack of motivation. Those factors, like fear of making mistakes, were commonly caused by their fear of being laughed at by their friends. Some psychological factors such as shyness and anxiety are considered as the main causes of students' reluctance to speak.

This research is quantitative research. The population of this research was class X students. The sample consisted of 36 students. In this study, researchers determined two sources, namely primary sources and secondary sources. Primary sources are original materials that are from the base of research and secondary sources analysis based on primary sources. To collect data the researchers used 4 techniques namely observation, documentation, field notes and interviews. Researchers use tests and documentation as data collection methods.In this study, I found the result that psychological factors play a role in students' speaking abilities. Students who have a fear of making mistakes, shame, anxiety, have low self-confidence, have low motivation will make students reluctant to speak in English because they feel unable to speak English well.

Keywords: Psychological Factors, Speaking, Fear of making mistakes, Shyness, Anxiety, Low of confidence, Low of motivation and Unwillingness to communicate.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2020 02:45
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2020 02:45
URI: http://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/2003

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