IMPLEMENTING KWL STRATEGY TO IMPROVE THE STUDENTS’ ENGLISH SPEAKING SKILL

  • Ida Bagus Nyoman Mantra English Education Study Program Faculty of Teacher Training and Education Mahasaraswati Denpasar University
Keywords: Improving, KWL, Speaking Skill

Abstract

The present study was conducted to attempt at improving Speaking skill through Know, Want, and Learned (KWL) strategy to the students of English Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Mahasaraswati Denpasar. The present classroom action study was basically triggered by the fact that the subjects under study still faced problem in speaking skill. The present classroom action study made use of pre-test and post-test research design with descriptive and quantitative analysis. The grand mean figures for cycle I and cycle II showed the significantly increasing mean figures. The significant difference mean figure further suggests that cycle II was more effective than cycle I. The results of the analysis of the questionnaire scores clearly showed the subjects’ attitudes and motivation in improving speaking skill through KWL strategy.

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