THE STUDENTS’ SPEAKING ABILITY IN EXPRESSING GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION

Rahmad Huda

Sari


In Indonesia, English as foreign language or second language use by most of people and English is a second language that should be mastered by language learners. In teaching English, four-language skills such as; listening, speaking, reading, and writing should be taught integrated to the language learners. Speaking is primary of language skill. The good teacher is able to find techniques in teaching and learning process. One of technique which is used in teaching speaking ability is expressing gratitude and appreciation        This study was descriptive research. The target population of this study was all of the first grade of SMK Negeri 1 Padangsidimpuan. The number of population was 400 students. The researcher took 40 students as sample. To collect the data, the researcher used speaking test. The speaking test was used to measure the students’ speaking ability and their score was analyzed by using descriptive statistic. The result of analysis indicated that the speaking skill of students was 44,45 with standard deviation (SD) was 6,32. The highest students’ score on speaking test was 76 and the lowest score was 23. It means that students’ speaking ability at the first grade of SMK Negeri 1 Padangsidimpuan was at level 2.

Keywords; appreciation, gratitude, speaking ability

Teks Lengkap:

PDF

Referensi


Arifin, 2003. Statistik Dasar. Singaraja: IKIP Singaraja.

Arikunto, Suharsimi. 2008. Prosedur Penelitian Suatu Pendekatan Praktik. Jakarta: PT. Bina Aksara.

Ary, Donald, 1979. Introduction to Research in Education. New York: Northern Illinois University.

Breen and Candlin, 1989. The Essentials of a Communicative Curriculum in Language Teaching. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Brown, H.D, 1987. Principles of Language Learning and Teaching. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Carol J, Orwig. 1999. Speaking Skill. Internet Tessol. http://w.w.w. Sil. org.

Djiwandono, M. Soenardi, 2006. Tes Bahasa Dalam Pengajaran. Bandung: Penerbit ITB.

Finnochiaro, and Brumfit, 1987. Functional National Approach from Theory to Practice. Oxford University Press.

Fraser, Bruce, 2000. Acquiring Social Competence in a Social Language. Massachusetts: New Burry House Publishers.

Hariyono, Rudy, 2006. Serious English for Serious Student. Surabaya: Gitamedia Press.

Harmer, Jeremy, 2005. Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. United States of America: Cambridge University Press.

______________, 2001. The Practice of English Language Teaching. London: Longman.

Haryanto, Han, 2004. Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris. Jakarta: Universitas Terbuka.

Heaton, JB, 2005. Writing English Language Test. Singapore: Longman Group Ltd.

______________, Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. United States of America: Longman Group Ltd.

Hornby, A.S, 1995. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English 5th Edition. London: Oxford University Press.

_____________, 2005. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English 7th Edition. London: Oxford University Press.

Junaidi, 2004, Students’ Speaking Ability in the Second Year Students of MA Mu’allimat NW Pancor in the school year 2003/2004. STKIP Hamzanwadi Selong. Unpublished S-1 Thesis.

Julia, M. Dobson, 2007. Effective Technique of English Conversation Group. Boston: English Language Programmer Dentition.

Mardini, Siti Era, 1995. Module Teaching Speaking, Jakarta: Balai Pustaka.

Muhammad, A.M. 2004, “Communicative Interaction: The Key Teaching Language”. Majalah Ilmiah Kopertis Wilayah VIII: Denpasar-Bali.

Munir, Ahmad. 2005. Communication Strategies Toward Students’ Speaking Ability. Selong STKIP Hamzanwdi. Thesis S-1. Unpublished.

Munjayanah, Anik, 2004. The Implementation of Communicative Language Teaching Speaking at LIA Surakarta: An Ethnography. Surakarta: UMS.

Nunan, David, 2005. Practical English Language Teaching, McGraw Hill: Canada.

Nurhadi, 2007, Kapita Selekta Bahasa dan Sastra. Malang: IKIP Malang.

Nurkancana, Wayan and PPN, Sumartono, 2006. Evaluasi Pendidikan. Surabaya: Usaha Nasional.

Paiman, 2007. Psikologi Perkembangan. Jakarta: Universitas Terbuka

Ricard, Jack C., & Renandya, Willy A, 2002. Methodology in Language Teaching United States of America: Cambridge University Press.

Richards, J.C. Rodgers. 1986. Approach and Method in Language Teaching. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sadjono, 1987. Anatologi Pembelajaran Bahasa Asing Khususnya Bahasa Inggris, PPLPTK Press.

Sharna, Robina.____. Macro Skill of Speaking. Intrenet Tessol, http://w.w.w. Ehow. Com.

Sulastri, Eka. 2009.” The Influence of Daily English Speaking on the Students’ Ability in Speaking”, script publish, UNNES.

Suryabrata, Sumadi, 2002. Psikologi Pendidikan. Jakarta: PT. Raja Grapindo Persada.

Tarigan, Henri Guntur, 2005. Berbicara Sebagai Keterampilan Berbahasa. Bandung: Angkasa.

http://www.englishedu.org/30/09/2013/english-research/senin/30/09/2013/14:21

http://idtesis.com/teknik-teknik-dalam-menentukan-pengambilan-sampel-penelitian-skripsi. Accessed on Friday, 8 Nov 2013 at 07:45 wib.

http://digilib.unimus.ac.id/files/disk1/112/jtptunimus-gdl-devifebria-5590-4-babiii-f.pdf. Accessed on Firdayt, 8 Nov 2013 at 07:50 wib.


Refbacks

  • Saat ini tidak ada refbacks.


View My Stats