IMPLEMENTING COOPERATIVE LEARNING USING TEAMS GAMES TOURNAMENT TO IMPROVE SPEAKING SKILL (A Classroom Action Research on the Eighth Grade of SMP N 14 Surakarta in the Academic Year of 2010/2011)

KRISNONI, - (2011) IMPLEMENTING COOPERATIVE LEARNING USING TEAMS GAMES TOURNAMENT TO IMPROVE SPEAKING SKILL (A Classroom Action Research on the Eighth Grade of SMP N 14 Surakarta in the Academic Year of 2010/2011). Masters thesis, SEBELAS MARET UNIVERSITY.

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    KRISNONI. X2206011. IMPLEMENTING COOPERATIVE LEARNING USING TEAMS GAMES TOURNAMENTS TO IMPROVE SPEAKING SKILL (A Classroom Action Research on the Eighth Grade of SMP N 14 Surakarta in the Academic Year of 2010/2011). A Thesis. Surakarta. Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Sebelas Maret University, 2011. This thesis is aimed to improve the situation when Teams Games Tournaments is implemented in the speaking class of the eighth grade students of SMP N 14 Surakarta in the academic year of 2010/ 2011 and to describe whether or not and to what extent Teams Games Tournaments improves speaking skill of the eighth grade students of SMP N 14 Surakarta in the academic year of 2010/ 2011. In this research, the researcher uses action research. The researcher plays the role as a teacher and Mrs.Kitri Katon Peni as the observer. The method used in this research is a classroom action research. The research is conducted in two cycles: Each cycle consists of three meetings. Every cycle consists of four steps. This research was conducted from August 16th to September 1th 2010 to the eighth grade of SMP N 14 Surakarta. The research data were collected by using techniques of observation, interview, teacher’s diary, students’ diary, lesson plan, photographs, audio recording, and tests (pre-test and post-test). The data were analyzed using quantitative and qualitative techniques. The research findings prove that Teams Games Tournaments can improve the students’ speaking skill and make conducive situations when it is implemented in the teaching learning process. The improvement of the students’ speaking skill includes 1) the students’ difficulty in using grammar decreased, 2) the students’ difficulty in pronouncing words decreased, 3) the students’ vocabulary mastery increased, and 4) the students’ fluency improved. Besides, the improvement of the students’ speaking skill can be seen from the improvement of the mean score of the pre-test and the second post-test, that is, from 4.38 to 7.02. The conducive situations include: 1) the students got adequate opportunities to practice speaking, 2) all of the students got chances to practice speaking in the class, 3) all of the students were more active and more cooperative during the speaking class, and 4) the teacher taught speaking in real situation. Teams Games Tournaments can be implemented in teaching learning process. Hopefully, by applying Teams Games Tournaments, the students can achieve the optimum speaking skill. The researcher hopes that what the researcher had done will give the English teachers inspiration to conduct Teams Games Tournaments in their classroom.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Noreka Destiana
    Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2013 00:40
    Last Modified: 23 Aug 2013 00:40
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/10394

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