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Journal : U-JET

MODIFYING DEBATE AS A TECHNIQUE TO IMPROVE THE STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL Puspitasari, Putri; Setyadi, Bambang; Yufrizal, Heri
U-JET Vol 5, No 1 (2016): U-JET
Publisher : FKIP UNILA

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Abstract

Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengetahui bagaimana siswa menerapkan setiap langkah kegiatan menggunakan modified and non-modified debat. Dalam penelitian ini, metode yang digunakan adalah kualitatif. Peneliti menggunakan dua kelas, yakni eksperimental dan kontrol di mana kelas eksperimental menggunakan modified debate dan kelas kontrol menggunakan non-modified debate. Untuk mendapatkan data, peneliti menggunakan observasi yang berhubungan dengan kebutuhan siswa. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa ada tiga tahap di mana siswa mempunyai masalah di kelas modified debate, dalam proses belajar mengajar, memperkenalkan topic, dan durasi waktu, dan ada dua tahap di mana siswa mempunyai masalah di kelas non-modified debate, proses belajar mengajar dan durasi waktu. Dapat disarankan bahwa siswa harus diberikan kesempatan berbicara untuk mencapai suatu tujuan. Dengan latihan, siswa dapat mengembangkan kemampuan berbicara karena tujuan berbicara adalah untuk berkomunikasi.This study aimed to find out how the students applied every step of modified and non-modified debate activities. In this research, the method was qualitative design. The research was conducted at the senior high school. The researcher used two classes, experimental and control groups in which experimental group used modified debate and control group used non-modified debate. To get the data, the researcher used observation sheet related to students’ need. The findings revealed that, in modified debate, there were three steps in which the students had a problem in modified debate and there were two steps in which the students had a problem in non-modified debate. They were in teaching learning process, introducing the topic, and keep track of time. It is suggested that to reach a goal in speaking, the students have to be given opportunity to speak. With practicing, the learners can explore their speaking skill since the goal of speaking is to communicate.Key words: modified debate, non-modified debate, speaking skill