International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Improving Students’ Speaking through Communicative Language Teaching Method at Mts Ja-alhaq, Sentot Ali Basa Islamic Boarding School of Bengkulu, Indonesia
Dedi Efrizal

Abstract
The main purpose of this study is to know the improvement of teaching English speaking by using Communicative Language Teaching method. The method of this research is classroom action research (CAR). The data in this research is used percentages analysis. The respondents of this research are VII A students of Mts Ja-alhaq, Sentot Ali Basa Islamic Boarding School of Bengkulu which consist of 25 students. Based on result of data analysis there are improvements on students’ speaking achievement in each cycle. The data shows that in pre-assessment students’ speaking is 0% (excellent), 0% (very good), 20% (good) 36% (low) and 44% (failed). In cycle I students speaking achievement is 0% (excellent), 8% (very good), 24% (good), 32% (low), 36% (failed). In cycle II the students speaking achievement is 0% (excellent), 16% (very good), 44% (good), 20% (low) and 20% (failed). In cycle III students’ speaking achievement is 12% (excellent), 20% (very good), 56% (good), 8% (low) and 4% (failed). In cycle IV students’ speaking achievement is 24% (excellent), 48% (very good), 28% (good), 0% (low) and 0% (failed). This research indicates that the using of Communicative Language Teaching method can improve students’ speaking achievement at the first year students of Mts Ja-alhaq, Sentot Ali Basa Islamic Boarding School of Bengkulu academic year 20011/ 2012.

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