THE STUDENTS’ LEARNING STRATEGIES IN DEVELOPING THEIR SPEAKING SKILL: A CASE STUDY ON THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS OF SMA N I COLOMADU

DEWI, Yanita Candra (2008) THE STUDENTS’ LEARNING STRATEGIES IN DEVELOPING THEIR SPEAKING SKILL: A CASE STUDY ON THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS OF SMA N I COLOMADU. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta.

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Abstract

This study aimes at knowing the learning strategies used by three students of the first year in SMA N I Colomadu who have different speaking skill (high, middle, and low). The writer takes three students who have highest mark, middle mark and low mark. This research uses a case study as the type of the research. The data in this research are derived from score of the students and information. She uses interview and observation for collecting the data. Based on the interview and observation, the writer draws some conclusion about learning strategies used by the students to develop speaking skills in SMA N 1 Colomadu as follows: S1 is a student who has middle mark in English speaking applies 15 strategies; 7 in metacognitive strategies, 7 in cognitive strategies, 1 in socio-affective strategies. S2 is a student who has middle mark in English speaking applies14 strategies; 7 in metacognitive strategies, 6 in cognitive strategies, 1 in socio-affective strategies. S3 is a student who has low mark in English speaking skill applies 12 strategies, 5 in metacognitive strategies, 5 in cognitive strategies, and 2 in socio-affective strategies. The students who have the best mark in English speaking uses the highest number of learning strategies proposed by O’Malley and Chamot. She is more successful than others. The final test of students’ English speaking skill that was held in 2007/2008 academic year in SMA N 1 Colomadu shows that S1 gets the highest mark in speaking English. S2 has a middle mark and S3 has the lowest mark. Most of the mistakes are on the pronunciations. The mistakes of S2 speaking skill are on the pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. The mistakes of S3 speaking skill are on the pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and intonation.

Item Type: Karya ilmiah (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: learning strategies, speaking skill
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Esti Handayani
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2009 05:35
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 10:32
URI: http://eprints.ums.ac.id/id/eprint/3853

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