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A STUDY ON THE PROBLEMS FACED BY THAI STUDENTS IN LEARNING ENGLISH SPEAKING AT BOARDING HOUSE

HAKIM, LUKMAN (2016) A STUDY ON THE PROBLEMS FACED BY THAI STUDENTS IN LEARNING ENGLISH SPEAKING AT BOARDING HOUSE. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Keyword : Problem, Learning, Speaking Speaking is the verbal use of language to communicate with each others and one of productive skills that should be mastered by learner in learning English, because it covers many elements such as grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, fluency, etc. In relation to that reason, the writer conducted a study about the problems faced by Thai students in learning English at boarding house. This study is focused to answer these three following research problems: First, what problems are faced by Thai students in learning speaking? Second, what are the causes of the problems are faced by Thai students? Third, how do the Thai students cope with their problems in learning English speaking? The research design used in this study was descritive qualitative research design, the data were obtained through the interview and observation. The research involved 4 Thai students where now in the last semester as the subject of this study. The result of the research showed that the Thai students had problems in relation with inhibition, nothing to say, mother tongue used, low or uneven in participation, and speech act. Furthermore, the result of this study also followed with the solution of the problems. The problems of inhibition was coped by being well prepared. The problem of nothing to say was coped by drilling themselves creatively. The problem of mother tongue use was coped by having more confidence to speak English. The problem of low or uneven in participation was coped by memorizing more vocabularies and studied about tenses in order to make their speaking better. Last, to cope with the speech act problems they tried to remembered, practiced new vocabularies and drilling their pronunciation and studied more about grammar

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2016 12:18
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2016 12:18
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/32691

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