Proceedings of the International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017)

Teaching proficiency through reading and storytelling: a method to improve students' speaking ability (class a of access microscholarship program batch 5 ambon)

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Nurul U. Namkatu
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Nurul U. Namkatu
Available Online August 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.39How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Speaking, Teaching Proficiency through Reading and storytelling method
Abstract
Speaking is a very important skill that needs to be practiced in the classroom. However, students are commonly afraid to communicate in the classroom especially when it comes to oral communication. Based on the finding in the preliminary study the main reasons are the fears to get negative response towards their speaking ability and the lack of vocabulary. Therefore, to solve the problem, the researchers suggested the application of teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling method. The method consists of three main steps namely Establish meaning, ask story and read and discuss the story. This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of teaching proficiency through reading and storytelling method to improve students' speaking ability at class A of Access Microscholarship program batch 5 Ambon. Used Classroom action research as the method, the procedure of this research is consisted of four main steps; planning, implementing, observing, and reflecting through cycles. The instruments were Pre and Post speaking test. In the 2nd cycle the result met the criteria of success. The criteria of success in this study is 75% of students can achieve the score 80 or exceed it. The data showed that in the second cycle, 80% of students have achieved the criteria of success. From this finding, it can be inferred that teaching proficiency through reading and storytelling method has proven to be able to improve students' Speaking ability.
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International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICONELT 2017)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2017
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978-94-6252-441-5
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2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/iconelt-17.2018.39How to use a DOI?
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