CLASSROOM INTERACTION IN SPEAKING CLASS OF THE EIGHT GRADE AT SMP DHARMA WANITA PARE IN ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018
Universitas Nusantara PGRI Kediri
Author Identity (NPM)
Speaking is the process of communication among the students with the other students to share the information. Speaking skill should be taught and practiced in the language classroom, because the goal of language course is to make the students to communicate and interaction. This research was taken at SMP Dharma Wanita Pare on class VIII. The research problems of this research are: 1) How is the process of classroom interaction in speaking class at the eighth grade of SMP Dharma Wanita Pare in academic year 2017/2018? 2) How does the strategy of the teacher encourage the students to engage the interaction during teaching and learning process in speaking class of the eight grades at SMP Dharma Wanita Pare in academic year 2017/2018? The research design is qualitative research. The researcher chooses the English teacher who taught in the eighth grade students at SMP Dharma Wanita Pare-Kediri. The data were taken when teaching learning process. The researcher observed and interviewed the teacher to collecting the data and to get more information. The technique of analyzing data was used reducing the data, displaying the data and make the conclusion.
The result of the research showed that: (1) the interaction occurred among the teacher and students and between teacher and student. (2) The teacher encouraged the student’s to do interaction in the classroom during teaching and learning process; she was applied asking questions strategy, body language and chooses the appropriate topic to learn. The conclusion of the research is the whole of teaching learning process in teaching speaking run well. It also can help the students to understand the speaking lesson and to develop their interaction in speaking class. It is suggested that the teacher should be creative to give some interesting topics for student’s speak and interaction. In speaking class, the English teacher is suggested to explain how to speak well. It is interesting and suitable in teaching learning process and it had been proved the strategy can help students improve their speaking ability and interaction during teaching and learning process.
Keywords: Speaking, Classroom Interaction