THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INTENSIVE DAILY CONVERSATION TOWARD STUDENTS SPEAKING SKILLS AT UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SIDENRENG RAPPANG
(Efektivitas PercakapanIntensif Sehari-hari Terhadap Kemampuan Berbicara Siswa)
Keywords:daily conversation, speaking skills
The objective of this article are to describe: 1) The Effectiveness of Intensive daily conversation toward Student Speaking Skills at the Second Semester Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidenreng Rappang. 2) Students’ interested in using Intensive Daily Conversation to improve the speaking skill at the Second Semester Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidenreng Rappang. This article is besed on research result employed quantitavive method with used clusster sampling. The population of this research is the second semester; exactly the second semester of Muhammadiyah University of Sidenreng Rappang. The total number of population is 114 students. The samples in this research is from 2A1 consist 37 students. So the total sample of the research is 24 students. The data of the research were collected by using two kinds of instrument, namely speaking test and questionnaire. Speaking test is used to obtain data of the students’ speaking ability and questionnaire is used know the students interest in speaking English through Intensive Daily Conversation. The result of data analysis showed that three is significant difference between the students’ score after they were taught by Intensive Daily Conversation and before they were taught by using Intensive Daily Conversation. It is proved by the mean score of the post-test which is higher than the mean score of pre-test (69.5>32.29). Furthermore, the result of the t-test value (0.0005) is greater than t-table (α = 0.05; df = 11; t-table 1.701) which means that H1 is accepted.
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