IMPROVING STUDENT’S SPEAKING MASTERY USING INFORMATION GAP AT THE SECOND YEAR OF SMP N 3 KEBAKRAMAT KARANGANYAR IN 2007/2008 ACADEMIC YEAR

Sari, Vicka Mulia (2008) IMPROVING STUDENT’S SPEAKING MASTERY USING INFORMATION GAP AT THE SECOND YEAR OF SMP N 3 KEBAKRAMAT KARANGANYAR IN 2007/2008 ACADEMIC YEAR. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta.

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Abstract

This study is aimed at describing the implementation of Information Gap, describing whether or not information gap technique improves the students’ speaking mastery and describing the students’ response on information gap in teaching speaking. The study was implemented in SMP N 3 Kebakkramat Karanganyar at the second grade, using action research. The writer took 40 students as the subject of the research. The writer teaches speaking English using information gap method. To find the results, the researcher got the information from the students’ answers on oral test in the form of pre-test and post test. The result of the research using information gap shows that, the writer used the CAR (Classroom Action Research) principle to collect the data. The study consist of three cycles with each cycle consist of four elements. By implementing information gap in teaching speaking, the students have chance to be active and cooperative in teaching speaking. The students’ motivation to speak, to practice speaking, and students’ achievement of speaking is improved. It can be seen from the result of the students’ activities during the action, and the students’ speaking achievement of speaking. The mean of pre-test is 68.7, post-test is 71.6 and the improvement result of the implementation is 2.9. Most of the students said that they love this technique. They could easily learn English speaking. The students admitted that their speaking was improved. The students could do the post-test than pre-test which means that the teaching speaking using information gap is successful to improve the students’ motivation to speak.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information Gap Technique, Speaking Mastery
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Siti Nuzilah
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2009 08:15
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2011 04:29
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/2041

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