DEVELOPING SPEAKING SKILL THROUGH DIALOGUE TO THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF EBC SANTA MARIA GORETI IN THE SCHOOL YEAR 2018

Cesario Maia dos Santos Guterres, Jose Antonio Sarmento, Sebastião Pereira

Abstract


The study used qualitative in Classroom Action Research method which was
conducted at the To The First Grade Students of EBC Santa Maria Goreti in The
School Year 2018 in order to find the solution and answer the following
statement of the problems (1) does dialogue develop the students’ speaking
skills? (2) are there any significance differences between before and after the
implementation of teaching dialogue to develop speaking skills? The samples of
study were 16 students by First Grade Students Of Ebc Santa Maria Goreti In
The School Year 2018 in the school year 2018. The test was one set of Speaking
which was administered the students pre-test and post-test.The result of the pretest and post-test were compared and analyzed that the mean score of the pre-test
is 5.5 which is difference with the mean score of post-test is 7.7. These
significance differences between pre-test and post-test are indicated that the
dialogue is an useful strategy that can be used to teach English speaking skill in
the class in order to develop the students speaking skill in the school as the
foreign language acquisition.Other words, it can perhaps be seen in the
comparison between tha T-calculation is 10.8 ≥ T table is 2.120 at the level of
significant 0.5.Therefore, it is interpreted that there are some significance
defferences between before and after the implementation teaching English as a
foreign language by using dialogue to develop the students’ English speaking
skill. Based on the classroom observation, the process of teaching and learning
English speaking by using dialogue method was going smoothly and the most of
the students were enthusiastic. This strategy of dialogue can be considered one
of the enjoyable activities for the students in teaching and learning process in the
class. It could also bring possitive effect for the teacher and students in the class
to avoid the violence because the students could evoke among others feeling
through the dialogue to express their ideas without worrying and happy to
interact wiht pairs spontaneuolsy. Lastly, the local English teachers and students
are recommended that dialogue is an alternative solution to avoid the violence in
learning that occurs at class between teachers and students and also among the
students. The dialogue activity, the students could develop their social skill
together and effficent and effective communicative language skills.

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