THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING www.englishspeak.com LEARNING WEBSITE IN IMPROVING STUDENTS‟ SPEAKING SKILL (An Experimental Study on the Tenth Grader Students of SMA Negeri Banyumas in the Academic Year 2014/2015)

Kurnia Dinie Rianggara, 2201408021 (2015) THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING www.englishspeak.com LEARNING WEBSITE IN IMPROVING STUDENTS‟ SPEAKING SKILL (An Experimental Study on the Tenth Grader Students of SMA Negeri Banyumas in the Academic Year 2014/2015). Under Graduates thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG.

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    The topic of this study is improving students‟ speaking skill through www.englishspeak.com learning website for grade X of SMA Negeri Banyumas in the academic year 2014/2015. The background of the study is there are many graduates from senior high school who are assumed to speak English passively. The objective of this study is to know the significance of the use of www.englishspeak.com learning website in improving students‟ speaking skill. The research design used is experimental design applying pre-test post-test section to experimental and control group. The population was the tenth grader students of SMA Negeri Banyumas and the sample were class X MIA 6 as experimental group and class X MIA 5 as control group consisted of 39 students each group. The first meeting was pre-test for both groups. It was treatment I gave on the second and third meeting using www.englishspeak.com learning website to the experimental group when the control group was given treatment using conventional method. The last meeting was post-test section for both experimental and control groups. The research instrument used was performing a simple dialogue about the topic we have learned. The students‟ speaking performance was evaluated using five speaking aspects which are pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, content, and fluency. The result of the study showed the pre-test mean score for experimental and control group were 44.20 and 46.46. The post-test mean score for the experimental and control group were 61.03 and 50.26. The mean score of each speaking aspect (pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, content, and fluency) was also increased after using www.englishspeak.com learning website for experimental group. In order to find out the significance of the study, t-test was applied. After having the test of significance, the t-value (2.78) was higher than t-table (1.67). It means that there is a significant difference in result between students speaking skill after being taught using www.englishspeak.com learning website and using conventional method of the tenth grade students of SMA Negeri Banyumas. From the result of the study, I concluded that the students improved their speaking skill effectively through activity using www.englishspeak.com learning website. They were better in pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, content, and fluency aspects. For teaching speaking, the students should be taught by interesting learning media such as www.englishspeak.com learning website.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Speaking Skill, Practice, www.englishspeak.com, Learning Website
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: sumarsono mahasiswa unnes
    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2015 18:42
    Last Modified: 09 Nov 2015 18:42

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