The Use of Puppets as Media in Teaching Transactional and Interpersonal Conversation An Action Research at the Eight graders of SMP Negeri 1 Slawi in the Academic Year of 2010 / 2011

AISYIAH NURLAILLY NORMAYULITA, 2201407043 (2011) The Use of Puppets as Media in Teaching Transactional and Interpersonal Conversation An Action Research at the Eight graders of SMP Negeri 1 Slawi in the Academic Year of 2010 / 2011. Under Graduates thesis, Universitas Negeri Semarang.

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      Abstract

      In reality, there were two common problems which were usually faced by the eight grades of junior high school students especially SMP N 1 Slawi; they were what response to give and turn taking in doing transactional and interpersonal conversation. Based on these problems, this study proposed to find out how well puppets gave contribution in teaching transactional and interpersonal conversation especially asking and giving service, goods, information, opinion; refusing service, rejecting goods, declining information, denying opinion, and to find out how the students’ achievement after using puppets in it. In this study, the writer conducted 2 cycles. In the first cycle, the teacher helped the students a lot in doing these conversation using puppets, but in the second cycle, the students had to practice doing conversation using puppets individually. The subject of the study was the eight graders of SMP N 1 Slawi, Kab. Tegal, in the academic year of 2010/2011. The writer took Students of 8.4 as the sample of the study based on random sampling technique. The technique used for collecting the data is pre-test, cycle 1 test, post-test. Generally, all of them were the same, but the difference was in the comprehension test’s form of post test. In this part, the students had to perform puppets’ theatre. Besides, this study used observation guide to get the observer’s opinion. It was filled by the observers. Besides, the writer used questionnaire which was filled by the students. It purposed to get the students’ opinion about this action research. The result of the study was very good and improved. In detail, the result of the post test was 78.9 which were more than the criterion of the passing grade of SMP N 1 slawi that was 75. Then, the result of the observation guide in the post test was 88% from the max percentage was 100%. At last, the result of questionnaire was in the high level. Based on the result of the study above, the writer concluded that the use of puppets in teaching transactional and interpersonal conversation gave a good contribution to improve the students’ ability in doing transactional and interpersonal conversation. Based on the result, the writer suggested that puppets can be an alternative way in teaching these conversations.

      Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Puppets, Transactional Conversation, Interpersonal Conversation
      Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
      P Language and Literature > PE English
      Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
      Depositing User: eko handoyo perpustakaan
      Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2011 03:41
      Last Modified: 25 Apr 2015 01:26

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