IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL THROUGH INTERACTIVE GAMES AT GRADE XI OF MAN MAJENANG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2012/ 2013

Apriyani R., Nur (2013) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL THROUGH INTERACTIVE GAMES AT GRADE XI OF MAN MAJENANG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2012/ 2013. S1 thesis, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to improve students’ speaking skills through interactive games at grade XI students of MAN Majenang in the academic year of 2012/2013. This research was an action research study. The steps of this study were reconnaissance, planning, implementing actions and observations, evaluating, and having reflection. This research consisted of two cycles. The data were obtained from observations during the teaching and learning process, interviews with the students and the English teacher, the speaking rubric and photographs. The data were in the forms of field notes, interview transcripts, questionnaires’ analysis, students’ speaking performance scores, and photographs. The validity of the data was obtained by applying democratic validity, process validity, and dialogic validity. The reliability of the data was obtained by conducting inter-rater reliability. The result of this study shows that there are some improvements in students’ speaking skills that could be seen from the results of classroom observation toward students’ speaking performance and the different results between students’ pre-test and post-test scores. First, the results of the observation showed that there were some improvements in each indicator. There were 30 students or 100% students who involved actively and mastered vocabulary. Besides, there were 22 students or 73.33% students who spoke English fluently. There were 21 students or 70% students who spoke English correctly. In addition, there were 27 students or 90% students who spoke English accurately. Second, the scores of students’ speaking performance were measured based on a speaking rubric. The different results between the pre-test and the post-test showed that there were some improvements. Students’ fluency score improved from 10.96 to 12.63. Students’ grammatical accuracy improved from 10.48 to 12.01. Students’ pronunciation accuracy improved from 11.4 to 12.88. Students’ vocabulary improved from 11.68 to 13.61 and students’ task improved from 11.1 to 13.01.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Uncontrolled Keywords: speaking skills, interactive games, MAN
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Jurusan Bahasa Inggris > Prodi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Admin Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2015 06:06
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2015 06:06
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/20478

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