Hasanah, Yuli Astuti (2021) ELEVATING SPEAKING SKILL THROUGHSTICK PUPPET ROLE PLAY. English Journal of Indragiri (EJI):Studies in Education, Literature, and Linguistics, 5 (1). pp. 126-144. ISSN SSN. 2549-2144E-ISSN. 2589-5140

[img] Text
yuli 2.pdf

Download (817kB)
Official URL: http://ejournal.unisi.ac.id/index.php/eji/article/...


This research was to describe how the Stick Puppet role-play can improve the students' speaking skills in terms of fluency, grammatical accuracy, pronunciation, and vocabulary in delivering conversations for the language functions of inviting, accepting, or refusing the invitation, complimenting, and congratulating someone. The design used was classroom action research. The researcher is the teacher of the class and was assisted by the observer in implementingthe strategy. It was conducted in one cycle forfive meetings. Thesubjects were thirty-two students of VIII A class of SMP Laboratorium Universitas Negeri Malang.The research instruments were observation checklists, speaking tests,and questionnaire. Also, the data were analyzed and reported descriptively. This research was considered successful if the students' speaking mean scores met the success criteria for at least 70 for the whole class.The procedures of implementing stick puppet role-play cover five main steps: modeling, drafting, creating, rehearsing, and performing. The research findingsshowed that twenty-six students got fair from thirty-two students, two students got good, four students got very good, and none got excellent. It means that thirty-two students (100 %) could pass the success criteria as the students' scores were above 70. The students' average score was 74. The highest score was 85, and the lowest was 70. Moreover, the strategyimplementationbrought positive students' attitude in the range of vocabulary, the ease of getting an idea, the speaking skill improvement, the students' excitement, the students' enthusiasm, the students' confidence, and the effectiveness of stick puppet role play.Therefore, suggestions are delivered to English teachers to use stick puppet role-play inteaching speaking for other language functions such as agreeing and disagreeing and other genres such as narrative and descriptive. It is also offered to future researchers to conduct a study on stick puppet role-play to English receptive skills such as listening and reading as this study focused on speaking in which belongs to the productive skill. Keywords:speaking, stick puppet, role play

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200401 Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Divisions: Fakultas Syariah > Jurusan Ahwal Al-Syakhsiyah
Depositing User: almas udah
Date Deposited: 18 May 2021 04:52
Last Modified: 18 May 2021 04:52
URI: http://repository.iainkediri.ac.id/id/eprint/346

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item