The Correlation of EFL Learners’ Big Five Personalities, Language Learning Strategies, and Speaking Skills.

Marpaung, Dea Venda and Widyantoro, Agus (2020) The Correlation of EFL Learners’ Big Five Personalities, Language Learning Strategies, and Speaking Skills. S2 thesis, Program Pascasarjana.

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Abstract

This research aims to investigate the correlation of EFL learners’ Big Five personalities, language learning strategies, and speaking skills. It tried to answer the questions if there is (a) any significant relationship between the EFL learners’ personalities and speaking skills, (b) any significant relationship between the EFL learners’ learning strategies and speaking skills, and (c) any significant relationship among the EFL learners’ personalities, learning strategies, and speaking skills. This research was in the form of a correlational research. The participants were 357 students from 3 senior high schools in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. The data collected during the research were in the form of quantitative data. The data were obtained through questionnaires and speaking tests. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics to find the mean scores of the students’ speaking score. In addition, there was also statistical analysis done through correlational and regression tests to answer the research questions. This research also applied validity, reliability, and readability test to make sure that the research data and analysis were all valid. Findings from the questionnaires and speaking test revealed that there was no significant correlation found among the variables, neither between the EFL learners’ Big Five personalities and speaking skills, nor between the learners’ language learning strategies and speaking skills. It was strengthened by the results of Pearson Product Moment test. It revealed that the obtained level of Significance between the EFL learners’ Big Five personalities and speaking skills was Sig. (2tailed)=.464, which was higher than alpha level of .05. In addition, the results of Pearson Product Moment test revealed the obtained level of Significance between language learning strategies and speaking skills was Sig. (2tailed)=.575, which was also higher that alpha level of .05. However, the short period of research might be a limitation during the process of a data colleting. Thus, further studies are suggested to investigate this issue in longer period of time for better result.

Item Type: Thesis (S2)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Big Five personality, language learning strategy, speaking skills
Subjects: Bahasa dan Sastra > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Divisions: Program Pascasarjana > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Pascasarjana
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2021 06:33
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2021 06:33
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/70488

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