IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPOKEN RECOUNT SKILL THROUGH FISHBOWL TECHNIQUE A Classroom Action Research at the Eighth Grade Students of SMP N 18 Semarang in the Academic Year of 2014/2015

Nur Intan Kurnia, 2201411027 (2015) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPOKEN RECOUNT SKILL THROUGH FISHBOWL TECHNIQUE A Classroom Action Research at the Eighth Grade Students of SMP N 18 Semarang in the Academic Year of 2014/2015. Under Graduates thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI SEMARANG.

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    Abstract

    This study is a classroom action research aiming at knowing the extent of the influence of Fishbowl Technique on the improvement of the speaking skill in recount texts of eighth grade students of SMP N 18 Semarang in the Academic year of 2014/2015. It is also aimed at knowing how the students perceive the use of the technique. The research involved several steps; planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. Speaking tests, observation checklist, and questionnaire were used as the instruments of collecting the data. The students‟ perception of the technique was observed with an observation checklist and questionnaire. The pre-test showed that students had ploblems in pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. Cycles one and two were conducted in order to improve students‟ spoken recount skill. In the cycle one, the achievement of students in speaking increased, except at some aspects like stress and intonation. Cycle two was conducted to improve the two aspects. In cycle two, the students got more information and took some notes, so they were able to tell the story in front of the class well. At the end of the study, the students‟ spoken recount skill increased and they could organize their speaking well. It was proven by the increasing scores of the tests; Pre-test (68), Cycle test (73), and Post test (77). The result of observation sheet showed that after learning recount texts using Fishbowl Technique, the students became cooperative, active, enthusiastic, and felt happy. The analysis of the questionnaire showed that the students gave positive responses towards the use of fishbowl technique in their learning. It is suggested that teachers use the technique to help students improve their speaking skill.

    Item Type: Thesis (Under Graduates)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: action research,recount text, Fishbowl technique, speaking skill.
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Fakultas: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris (S1)
    Depositing User: sumarsono mahasiswa unnes
    Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2015 04:57
    Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 04:57

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