The Implementation of “Go and Find Out” Activities to Improve Students’ English Speaking Skill at the Eleventh Grade of Senior High School 8 Pinrang

Hasniati, Hasniati (2018) The Implementation of “Go and Find Out” Activities to Improve Students’ English Speaking Skill at the Eleventh Grade of Senior High School 8 Pinrang. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Parepare.

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This research was carried out at SMAN 8 Pinrang. It was based on the problems of the students faced were still difficult, simply shy to speak and low motivation to learn in English. Therefore, the researcher were intended to apply “Go and Find Out” activities to solve any deficiencies in learning and teaching. This activity was selected to create an enjoyable classroom and students have a high self-confidence to speak especially in speaking class.

This research was design by using Quasi-experimental design with two groups, namely experimental group and control group. The populations of the research constituted at the eleventh grade students at SMAN 8 Pinrang which consisted of seven classes with the total numbers were 349 students. The sample used purposive sampling to take the sample. The researcher took one class and divided it into two groups, the first group was class IPA1(A) as experimental group consist of 27 students and the second group was IPA1(B) as control group consist of 27 students, both of them were 54 students. The instrument of the research was oral test. To collect the data, the researcher used procedure which used test was applying in pre-test and post-test and to apply of treatment treated about four meetings in both classes.

The result of this research indicated that students’ English speaking skill significantly improved, it can be seen from the t-test value and the mean score. The mean score of post-test was higher than the mean score of pre-test in experimental group (73.11>58.07), while control group, the mean score in post-test was higher than pre-test as well (62.11>52.85). It showed that students’ speaking skill could be improved, even if experimental group by using “go and find out” activities was higher than control group by using “discussion”. After analyzing the data by using t-test value (3.1) was greeter than t-table value (2.000). It meant Ha was accepted and Ho was rejected. Therefore, implementing “Go and find out” activities effective to improve students’ speaking skill at the eleventh grade of Senior High School 8 Pinrang.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Speaking Skill, “Go and find out” Activities
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Subhan Saleh
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2019 19:04
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 19:04

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