THE USE OF DRILLING TECHNIQUE IN TEACHING SPEAKING TO THE EIGHTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP DHARMA WANITA PARE IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
NOVIA LULUK AISYAH
Universitas Nusantara PGRI Kediri
Author Identity (NPM)
Speaking is oral communication using verbal and non verbal expression. It means through speaking learners can communicate with others to achieve certain goals, to express their opinions, intentions, hopes and viewpoints. In addition, speaking is important to learn deeply a good communication. Good communication happen if the speakers can explain their idea and give information clearly, fluently and accuratly, so the listener understands the meaning. In making a successful teaching and learning process, technique is one of crucial factors that determines the successful of teaching and learning, in which the students feel bored and become inactive in the classroom. A chain drill is an alternative technique that teacher can use in teaching speaking of English. The goal of the research are to describe the student’s ability before being taught using drilling technique, to describe the student’s ability after being taught using drilling technique, to find out whether there is effect of using drilling technique. Further, this research used quantitative research particularly pre- experimental with one-group pretest-posttest design. The sample of the research was VIII-A class consists of 24 students with 15 males and 9 females. In order to collect the data, the researcher used spoken test about describing person as the instrument of the research and t-test to analize the data of the research. The result showed that the mean score gained from post-test was higher than pre-test. The mean score gained from post-test was 73.54 while pre-test was 55.62. Moreover, it was found that the t-score (19.91) t-table at the degree of significance 1% (2.492) or 5% (1.711). Therefore, the alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. Thus, it can be concluded that drilling technique give significant effect on the students’ speaking ability specifically to the eighth grade students at SMP Dharma Wanita Pare in academic year 2017/2018. Here, it is suggested that English teacher to use drilling technique in teaching speaking because it is very interesting way to make learners speak up.
Keywords:Speaking, Drilling Technique.