THE IMPLEMENTATION OF STORY COMPLETION TECHNIQUE IN TEACHING SPEAKING

Wisnu Wijaya, Muhammad Sukirlan, Sudirman Sudirman

Abstract


Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk menemukan peningkatan kemampuan berbicara siswa, respon siswa, dan proses implementasi teknik Story Completion di SMAN. Subjek penelitian ini adalah siswa tingkat pertama kelas X sosial 1 yang terdiri dari 31 siswa. Penelitian ini menggunakan desain Embedded, penggabungan metode kuantitatif dan kualitatif. Data Penelitian dijaring menggunakan tes berbicara, kuesioner, dan observasi. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa (1) nilai rata-rata pada pretest adalah 5,29, sedangkan nilai rata-rata pada posttest adalah 71,57 dengan nilai signifikansi p=0,000, p<0,05, (2) siswa  memberikan respon positif terhadap teknik Story Completion, dan (3) dalam proses pembelajaran, beberapa siswa tampak tidak percaya diri ketika berbicara padahal sebenarnya mereka bisa berbicara dengan baik. Dari hasil temuan, dapat disimpulkan bahwa Story Completion efektif untuk pengajaran berbicara.

The objectives of this research were to find out the increase of students’ speaking skill, the students’ response, and the process of implementing Story Completion technique in SMAN. The subject of this research was the first grade students consisting of 31 students in class X social 1. This study used Embedded design, a mixed method of quantitative and qualitative research. The data were collected using speaking test, questionnaire, and observation. The result showed that (1) the mean score of pretest is 53.29, while the mean score of posttest is 71.57. The significance value (2-tailed) is (p=0.000, p<0.05), (2) the students gave positive response toward Story Completion, and (3) in the process of learning, some students were lack of confidence to speak English although actually they were able to speak well. From the findings, it can be concluded that Story Completion is effective for teaching speaking.

Keywords: embedded design, speaking skill, story completion.


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