This thesis entitled “IMPROVING STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN SPEAKING ABILITY BY USING STORY RETELLING (An Action Research Study at the Second Semester Students of Senior High School Class XI IA 1 Of SMA N 1 Jatitujuh, Majalengka Academic Year 2014-2015)

Pamujo Effa Kusdianang, 2003512114 (2016) This thesis entitled “IMPROVING STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION IN SPEAKING ABILITY BY USING STORY RETELLING (An Action Research Study at the Second Semester Students of Senior High School Class XI IA 1 Of SMA N 1 Jatitujuh, Majalengka Academic Year 2014-2015). Masters thesis, Pascasarjana.

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    Abstract

    This study investigated the story retelling in relation to students’ motivation in speaking ability of narrative story. The objectives of the study were to find out: (1) The problems were faced by the students of the grade XI of SMA N Jatitujuh in teaching learning process of speaking , (2) How story retelling be implemented in speaking class, (3) How story retelling improved students’ speaking ability in speaking class, (4) How story retelling improved students’ motivation in speaking class. The design of this research was Classroom Action Research.There were three cycles done in this study. The researcher acted as the teacherto implement planning, implementation, observing and reflecting the action. The result of the study concluded that the implementation of story retelling in teaching speaking of narrative story could improve students motivation and also their speaking ability. Based on the observation, the students who have high motivation increase from 37% in the pre-cycle to 40% in the first cycle then become 70 % in cycle 2 and finally 90 % in cycle 3.The result of students motivation based on the questionnaire from pre-cycle to cycle 1 increased 9.29 %. From cycle 1 to cycle 2 increased 10.97% and from cycle 2 to cycle 3 increased 4.74%. This findings showed that there were significant improvements of students motivation in speaking class during the implementation of story retelling.The result of students’ speaking skill also showed some improvements as follows: from pre-cycle to cycle 1 increased 6%. From cycle 1 to cycle 2 increased 9.92 % and from cycle 2 to cycle 3 increased 7.31 %. It means that story retelling could improve students speaking ability. Based on the findings, story retelling could improve students’ motivation in speaking ability of the second semester students of SMAN Jatitujuh Majalengka academic year 2014/2015.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Fakultas: Pasca Sarjana > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, S2
    Depositing User: A.Md Angga Rizky Purwandra
    Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2017 08:42
    Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 08:42

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