Speaking by using appropriate vocabulary and grammar, and conveying the message to the students using English make them inactive in the classroom become the problem of the high school student. Think Pair Share could be used to overcome student’s problem in speaking. Thus, the students are able to be more involved inside the activity, in order to deliver their opinion based on the topic which has been given to them. Therefore, the aim of this research is to find out the Influence of Think Pair Share to the Students' Speaking Ability at Tenth grade Students of SMAN 4 Kediri in the academic year 2018/2019. This research was quantitative research used one-group pretest-posttest pre-experimental design. The population of this research was 338 of the tenth grade students while the sample of this research 27 students IIS 3 class. The research data was analyzed by using paired-sample T-test. The result of data analysis shows that the mean score of post-test (70.37) is higher than pre-test (40.7407) and t-test (-3.911) > t-table (2.052). Thus, the Ha is accepted while Ho is rejected. Moreover, it shows that the significant value (0,00) < 5% significant degree (0,05). Therefore, it can be concluded that using Think Pair Share gives significant influence towards the students’ speaking ability. It enhances the students’ ability in the aspect of pronunciation, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension significantly. The aspect of grammar also increased but it is lower than the other aspects
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