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Improving Students’ Speaking Skill Through Guided Conversation Method For The Students Of SMK Insan Cendikia Bandar Mataram

Sukma, Adinda Lembayung (2023) Improving Students’ Speaking Skill Through Guided Conversation Method For The Students Of SMK Insan Cendikia Bandar Mataram. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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English is an international language that should be mastered by students, especialy speaking skill. To stimulate and improving speaking skill, the students have to do a lot of speaking activities using target language. The problem arise when student are asked to practice their speaking skill, almost all students are not willing to speak and just silent. To solve this problem researcer use guided conversation method to increase student’s speaking skill. The purpose of this study was to find students’ speaking skill before and after proces using guided conversation method and also to find out the students’ responses to the use of guided conversation method.
A Classroom Action Research (CAR) used as the research method in this study in overcoming students’ problem of learning English especially speaking skill, which consists of four phases; planning, acting, observing, and reflecting per cycle. In sustaining the research result, two types of data are collected; qualitative data that derived from observation and interview toward the students and the teacher as well. On the other hand, the quantitative data that derived from the test result; pre-test and post test result.

The result of this study shown, that the implementation of guided conversation toward students’ English learning especially speaking skill is effective. It is proven by data’s that was derived from this study. First, from the interview result showed the students were more motivated and interested in learning English. Second, from the test result which consisted of three tests; pre test, posttest of the first cycle and posttest of the second cycle. There were found 2.07 points of improvement of students’ mean score; 0.53 points were derived from post test I result, and 1.54 points were derived from post test II after using guided conversation method. On the other hand, there were 63.34% students’ passed the KKM (65); 20% were obtained from the first cycle and 43.34% were obtained from the second cycle. Based on those result, there were 26 of 30 students passed the KKM, and it is meant this action research is successful.

Key word: Guided Conversation Method, Speaking Skill

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Siti Ma'ani IAIN Metro
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2023 01:00
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2023 01:00

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