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The objective of this research was to find out the correlation between students' schemata and their speaking ability. The population of this research was the second grade of SMA Negeri 1 Kotagajah consisting of 8 classes. The sample was XI Science 3 numbering of 26 students was chosen based random sampling technique. In collecting the data, the researcher used multiple choices test covering content schemata, formal schemata, and linguistic schemata test and the speaking test was done in form of transactional conversation. The data were analyzed by using the statistical formula of Pearson Product Moment and SPSS 17. The result of the analyses showed that the coefficient correlation between students' content schemata and their speaking ability was 0.43, between students' formal schemata and their speaking ability was 0.46, between students' linguistic schemata and their speaking ability was 0.91 and between the whole schemata and students' speaking ability was 0.81. It can be conclude that there are positive significant correlation between students schemata and their speaking ability.

Keywords: Correlation, Content Schemata, Formal schemata, Linguistic


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