Setiyaningrum, Etika (2011) THE USE OF GAMES IN IMPROVING SPEAKING SKILL BY THE FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS OF MIN KETITANG, BOYOLALI. Other thesis, universitas sebelas maret.

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    This final project report was arranged based on the job training done by the writer as an English teacher in MIN Ketitang, Boyolali, started from February 1st, 2011 until May 26th, 2011. The objectives of this report are to describe the process of teaching English speaking by using games, to describe the effectiveness of using games in improving students’ speaking ability and to reveal the problem and solution in teaching English speaking by using games. The process of teaching and learning English speaking to the fifth grade students of MIN Ketitang consists of four steps based on the lesson plan made by the writer before. Those steps are warming up, presentation, production and closing. In teaching English speaking, the writer applied games as the technique of teaching. The games applied by the teacher were pass the message and Kim’s game, which belong to memory game. Based on the discussion, the use of games is an effective way to improve students’ speaking skill, since it can encourage the students to speak English. Game can also motivate the students to learn English. The writer encountered some problems during the process of teaching speaking to the fifth grade students of MIN Ketitang. The problems are limited teaching material, class management, students’ interest and the mother tongue interference. The writer also suggested the solution to overcome those problems, such as looking for other sources to overcome the limitaion of teaching material and asking the students to sit down by using louder voice to handle the noisy students. The writer also applied games and gave the active students a reward to attract the students’ interest. The writer asked the students to repeat after she pronouced a word in order to make them good in pronounciation.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
    Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Seni Rupa > D3 - Bahasa Inggris
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    Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 21:52
    Last Modified: 22 Jul 2013 21:52

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