THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING PUBLIC SPEAKING TOWARD STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL IN THE GRADE EKEVEN OF SMA MADINATUL ULUM TEMBELANG JOMBANG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2108

  • Lailatul Fitriyah Department of English Language Education, Faculty of Education, Universitas Hayim Asy’ari, Tebuireng Jombang, Indonesia

Abstract

Abstract
Over the past two decades our society has witness unprecedented changing in the over whelming trend of
globalization. In this case, the ability to speak becomes very important in this age; however, people with
great speaking competence may have a greater challenge to achieve the greater future. The aim of this
study was to describe (1) the implementation of public speaking to teach speaking, (2) students’
achievement after being taught speaking using public speaking, (3) the effectiveness of using public
speaking toward students’ speaking skill and relieving their communication anxiety in a foreign language
setting. This study used pre-experimental research design which is used one class as the research object.
The subject of the research were 20 students of grade eleven in Madinatul Ulum Senior High School,
Mojokrapak Tembelang Jombang. The data of this study was gotten from observation and speaking test.
To analyze the data, the researcher used teaching and learning success by observation method and
students’ achievement data by pretest-posttest data analysis and T-test. The result proved that the learners
of public speaking performance improved the speaking competence and their communication anxiety was
reduced after two meetings of stages instruction and practice of public speaking. In line with this, the study
confirms that public speaking instruction has a positive effect on improving students' speech performance
in public and decrease communication fear of English language learners. The study also provides presents
suggestions for future research
Index Terms—Public Speaking. Speaking Skill, Student of SMA Madinatul Ulum

Published
2019-04-09