IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING ABILITY AND INVOLVEMENT THROUGH INTERACTIVE ENGLISH TASKS FOR THE SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF SMP N 1 KEDUNGREJA IN 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR

Pratiwi, Astri Indah (2014) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING ABILITY AND INVOLVEMENT THROUGH INTERACTIVE ENGLISH TASKS FOR THE SECOND YEAR STUDENTS OF SMP N 1 KEDUNGREJA IN 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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Abstract

This action research was conducted to improve the students’ speaking ability and their involvement in the speaking teaching and learning process of eight grade students of SMP N 1 KEDUNGREJA through Interactive English Tasks. It attempted to answer the question of “What are the characteristics of interactive tasks that are effective and how the interactive English tasks be used effectively to improve the students speaking ability and their involvement at eight grade students of SMPN 1 KEDUNGREJA in the academic year of 2013/2014?” The participants of this research were eight grade students of SMP N 1 KEDUNGREJA in the academic year of 2013/2014. The research was carried out through action research that consisted of two cycles. The researcher collaborated with the English teacher in implementing the actions and an observer. The data were in the forms of qualitative and quantitative. The data qualitative were in the forms of field notes, interview transcripts, questionnaire and photographs. The quantitative data were obtained from the test results of pre-test, post-test, and also questionnaire data. The procedures of the research were reconnaissance, planning, actions, and reflection. The validity of the data was obtained by applying the democratic validity, process validity and outcome validity, catalytic validity and dialogic validity. Meanwhile, the reliability, in this research was using interrater reliability. In addition, the researcher used time triangulation, research triangulation and investigation triangulation. The results of the research show that there were effective and ineffective Interactive English Tasks involved in the teaching and learning process. The characteristics of effective interactive English tasks for eight students of SMP N 1 KEDUNGREJA were: the tasks have goals, varied inputs, varied activities, varied settings, varied teacher roles, and varied learners’ roles. This research used effective interactive English task that were appropriate media in the teaching and learning process and classroom English in the both cycles. Thus, the use of effective interactive English tasks and the emphasis on classroom English can improve speaking ability of the eight grade students of SMP N 1 KEDUNGREJA through Interactive English Tasks.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: speaking ability, involvement, interactive english tasks, smp
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Bahasa Inggris > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2015 02:41
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2019 23:28
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/20409

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