THE IMPLEMENTATION OF VIDEO IN IMPROVING VOCATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENTS‟ SPEAKING SKILL

Cucum Rohmawati

Abstract


The research was purposed to identify whether or not and to what extent video can enhance students‘ speaking skill after taught by video. The Classroom Action Research was conducted at 11th grade students of SMKN 3 Kota Serang, Banten. There were two cycles and each cycle consists of four steps, namely; (1) planning the action, (2) implementing the action, (3) observing the action, and (4) reflecting the result of the observation. The result of the research shows that video can improve students‘ speaking ability. It can be seen from the indicators: (a) students could produce sounds, stress patterns, rhythmic structures and intonations of the language, (b) students could select vocabulary which is understandable and appropriate for the audience, the topic being discussed, and the setting in which the speech act occurs, (c) students could apply strategies to enhance comprehensibility, (d) students could use gestures or body language, and (e) students could pay attention to the success of the interaction and adjust components of speech. In line with the result, the writer suggests that video is one the effective technique in English teaching activities. It increases the students‘ enthusiasm and their achievement in speaking. The result hopefully will motivate teachers to use video to improve students‘ speaking skill especially for vocational school students.

Keywords


Speaking, Teaching Speaking, Video.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15294/utns.v0i0.551

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