IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL AND CLASS CLIMATE BY USING CARTOON MOVIES (A Classroom Action Research at the Eight Year Students of SMPN 2 Blora in The Academic Year 2011/2012)

HARUMWATI, TRI (2017) IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL AND CLASS CLIMATE BY USING CARTOON MOVIES (A Classroom Action Research at the Eight Year Students of SMPN 2 Blora in The Academic Year 2011/2012). Masters thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    The aims of this research are: (1) to identify whether and to what extentcartoon movie improves students’ speaking skill ; and (2) to identify the class situation of the speaking class when cartoon movie is implemented. Based on the data of the preliminary research, it was found that the students encountered many problems in their speaking class. The students had problems in speaking aspects. They also had low motivation. The research was done in SMP 2 Blora from November 2011– June 2012. The subject of the study was the students of Class VIIIA, consisting of 24 students. This research was classroom action research with two cycles in which each cycle is divided into four stages such as planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. There are two kinds of data namely qualitative data and quantitative data. The qualitative data are taken from observation, interview, and questionnaire. The quantitative data are taken from the pre-test in the pre-research, post-test in cycle 1, and post-test in cycle 2. The result of the research shows that: (1) Cartoon movie can improve students’ speaking skill, which covers some aspects: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, fluency, and content. The improvement can also be seen from their results of post-test. The means of the scores improve from cycle to cycle. Furthermore, the use of cartoon movie is able to: (a) improve the students’motivation; (b) encourage the students more active; (3) make comfortable atmosphere. In conclusion, the use of cartoon movie in the teaching of speaking can improve the students’ speaking skill and the class climate. Therefore, English teachers are recommended to apply cartoon movie to teach their students in the speaking class in order to improve their speaking skill.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
    P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister
    Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Tities Amrihtasari
    Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2017 19:38
    Last Modified: 26 Mar 2017 19:38
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/32569

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