The Effectiveness of Using Natural Approach to Improve Students’ Interaction Ability (A Classroom Action Research at Second Grade of SMAN 4 Pinrang)

Lestary, Desy (2018) The Effectiveness of Using Natural Approach to Improve Students’ Interaction Ability (A Classroom Action Research at Second Grade of SMAN 4 Pinrang). Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Parepare.

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Abstract

Natural Approach is an approach in language teaching which is designed to develop basic communication skills. This approach expected learners participate in communication and selected to stimulate students to be more interactive and communicative in the classroom, so that their interaction ability can improve. This interaction refers to students’ active responses and participation toward teaching and learning process.

This research aimed to know the effectiveness of using Natural Approach to improve students’ interaction ability. The researcher employed collaborative classroom action research design. The writer and collaborator work together to conduct the research such as compiling plans, implementing actions, observing the actions and reflecting at the end of the cycle. The subject of this research was the 25 students of XI IPA 1 at SMAN 4 Pinrang in academic year 2018-2019. This research was carried out in two cycles which conducted in three meetings for each cycle by taking classroom action research phases i.e. planning, action, observation and reflection. This research was descriptive qualitative research which used observation checklist, interview and questionnaire as instruments of collecting data.

The result after analyzing data qualitatively showed that (1) by using Natural Approach, students could participate in performing instructions and conveying responses during teaching and learning process. (2) They were active in giving feedback, answering questions, moreover, doing interaction within classroom activity. (3) Every class activity of each Comprehension (Pre-production), Early Production, and Speech Emergence stages in the two cycles encouraged them to involve actively in teaching and learning process. Those descriptions define the effectiveness of using Natural Approach to improve students’ interaction ability at second grade of SMAN 4 Pinrang.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Natural Approach, interaction ability, classroom action research
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: 11 Dec 2019 23:16
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2019 23:16
URI: http://repository.iainpare.ac.id/id/eprint/951

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