The Application of Storytelling: A Solution to Overcome the Students' Speaking Problem

JET (Journal of English Teaching)

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Title The Application of Storytelling: A Solution to Overcome the Students' Speaking Problem
Creator Sitorus, Clara Resta Gihonita
Description AbstractThe main objective of this research is to improve the tenth graders’ speaking skill throughstorytelling technique at SMK Bhakti. This research is a two-cycle-process of classroom actionresearch. The subject of the research was the students of tenth graders at SMK Bhakti-2. Therewere 20 students (12 males and 8 females). The instruments were the test, observation, interview,and diary notes. The result indicated that there was significant improvement of students’ scoresin the Pre-test to Post-test II. The mean of students’ Pre-test scores was 48.20, and 63.30 forPost-test I. On the contrary, it was 77.70 in Post-test II. It was supported by interview, diarynotes, and observation showing that there was students’ interest in learning through theimplementation of storytelling. It, therefore, is suggested for English teachers to make use of thetechnique to actively encourage and increase the students’s positive learning attitude towardsspeaking English.Keywords: storytelling technique, action research, speaking skill
Publisher Prodi. Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, FKIP, Universitas Kristen Indonesia
Date 2018-07-30
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source JET (Journal of English Teaching); Vol 4 No 1 (2018): Journal of English Teaching; 27-36
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 JET (Journal of English Teaching)

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