DESIGNING COMMUNICATION STRATEGY IN THE ENGLISH SPEAKING CLASS AT UNIVERSITY

Kencanawati, Dewi (2016) DESIGNING COMMUNICATION STRATEGY IN THE ENGLISH SPEAKING CLASS AT UNIVERSITY. In: The 61 TEFLIN International Conference, UNS Solo 2014, 2014, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    This paper examines various communication strategies applied in the English speaking class. Communicative activities in speaking are very interesting for the students. Speaking seems challenging for either the students or the teacher. To be able to use English in real communication appropriately, it needs much practice and experience in using English in speaking class. Good communication strategy in speaking class is necessary, as communication strategy applied will much influence the student’s competence in the target language-English. Closely related to the case there are some speaking strategies that could be applied in speaking, such as; using conversation maintenance cues, and using mime and nonverbal expressions to convey meaning. The teacher must consider the principles for designing speaking techniques, such as; encourage the use of authentic language in meaningful contexts; provide appropriate feedback and correction. Various techniques in teaching speaking are important, such as; group projects and field trips. This paper concludes that communication strategy is important in the English speaking class as it much influences the students’ competence in using English as the target language. The teacher should consider the speaking strategies, the principles in designing speaking techniques, also some techniques in teaching speaking to create communicative activities in speaking class. Keywords: communication strategies, communicative activities, speaking strategies, speaking techniques

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: satria mahendra
    Date Deposited: 22 May 2016 16:59
    Last Modified: 22 May 2016 16:59
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/26294

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