The Effect Of Small Talk Towards Students’ Speaking Ability At SMP YLPI Marpoyan Pekanbaru

Aulia, Justika (2020) The Effect Of Small Talk Towards Students’ Speaking Ability At SMP YLPI Marpoyan Pekanbaru. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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Abstract

This study was carried out to know whether there is a significant effect of small talk toward students speaking ability. Small talk is pleasant conversation about common interests. In this study small talk is a common conversation about asking and offering help.The researcher expected the students able to speak and considered the components of speaking ability well. They are fluency, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. The design of the research is a experimental research. There was one group experimental class, which included quantitative research. This research have two variable, the independent variable is small talk activity and the dependent variable is speaking. From the data analysis it could be seen that there was the progress in pre-test and post-test. The students got the mean score was 56.85 in pre-test and in the post-test got the means score was 74.03. The students’ speaking score of each indicator in one group experimental got improvement. It was found that the higher score in speaking expression asking and offering help of experimental class is in indicator fluency. The improvement was 21.16 %. The lower score in speaking expression asking and offering help is in indicator pronunciation. The improvement was 10.08%. The result of the study showed that students’ speaking expression asking and offering help got improvement from pretest to post test in one group experimental class. Students’ post test score of one group experimental class is greater than the students score of pre test. Based on the result of students’ speaking test it can be conclude that there was a significant effect of small talk toward students speaking ability at SMP YLPI Marpoyan Pekanbaru. From the result of the data the researcher also concluded that the use of small talk give the possitive effect in speaking ability, mean while this research focused on expression asking and offering help.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: The Effect, Speaking, Small Talk
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
> Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mia
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2022 02:31
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2022 02:31
URI: http://repository.uir.ac.id/id/eprint/16187

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