A STUDY OF STUDENT’S PROBLEMS IN DAILY ENGLISH SPEAKING ACTIVITY AT SMA POMOSDA TANJUNG ANOM NGANJUK

ARITA , YUN (2008) A STUDY OF STUDENT’S PROBLEMS IN DAILY ENGLISH SPEAKING ACTIVITY AT SMA POMOSDA TANJUNG ANOM NGANJUK. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

This research aimed at studying the student’s problems in daily English speaking activity at SMA POMOSDA Tanjunganom Nganjuk. This study tried to find the students’ problems, the causes, and the ways to cope with the problems in daily English speaking activity of this senior high school. This research was based on the fact that the students still have some problems in speaking English, although they have been encouraged to use English every day. This research was categorized as a descriptive research because the researcher wanted to describe the students’ problems in daily English speaking activity of the second grade students of SMA POMOSDA Tanjunganom Nganjuk. The population in this research was students in the second year of IPA and IPS, consisted of 112 students. The researcher took 25% from those students. The sampling technique used here was a simple random sampling. The research instruments applied were questionnaire and observation. These instruments were used to get the data of students’ problems in daily English speaking activity from different classes in the second year students. After giving and making questionnaire and observation, the researcher found that students of SMA POMOSDA Tanjunganom Nganjuk had many problems, such as: the students’ difficulty to make the sentence and difficulty to make the sentence with the correct structure. Students’ insufficient and difficulty to remember all of vocabularies used to communicate with others, students’ vernacular patois problem that gave bad effect of students’ pronunciation, intonation, accuracy, and fluency, and problem of punishment. The causes of students’ problems were because the students only had few vocabularies in their speaking and they seldom use all vocabulary in their speaking, the students only had few vocabularies and they had insufficient exercise to use the correct sentence, the students were not confident to speak with correct pronunciation, intonation, accuracy and fluency and vernacular patois which influenced their daily English speaking and students impinged regulation of language in the school. These show that students still have many problems of speaking English, although they used English in their daily activity. The students’ ways to cope with the student’s problems were the students doing more exercise and studied with the teacher and friends. The students used vocabulary in their daily communication, often did exercise with friends and studied from the book. The students learnt to pronounce the good word and studied from the book or dictionary, listened the record of native speaker, and learnt the right pronunciation and right spelling with the teacher. Finally, the students tried to increase their skill of speaking English.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Anggit Aldila
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2012 04:17
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2012 04:17
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/3065

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