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The Use Of Video To Improve The Listening Skill Of The Tenth Grade Students Of Sma N 1 Mayong Jepara In 2015/2016 Academic Year

By Faisal Hendrik

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There are four language skills in English, namely: listening, writing, reading and speaking. Listening is the most important skill among the other skill. More than 45% of communicating time is spent listening. Based on the observation of the researcher conducted in the classroom in the teaching and learning process, the students just stay and listen to the teacher and they are so passive while in the classroom. The students have already given up, lazy, and probably busy with their own business with friends. Video could enhance and stimulate the students’ attention and passion to learn English in school. The objective of this research is to improve the students’ listening skill by using video. This research will give some useful information about teaching listening by using video. It will give some joyful learning experiences to the students and then they could efficiently absorb more knowledge in English subject. This research conducted in SMA N 1 Mayong Jepara in class X7. The class consists of 38 students; they are 12 boys and 26 girls. The researcher uses a classroom action research. This research consists of some cycles and each of them consists of planning, acting, observation and reflecting. The result of the research was significantly improved from cycle I to cycle II. In cycle I the average score of listening skill of the tenth graders of SMA N 1 Mayong Jepara in 2015/2016 academic year after using video is 69.97. It is categorized low. And in the cycle II the average score were 83.21. It is categorized high. The students’ concentration was improved during the research, because video could forcibly intent their focus while learning. The researcher suggests to the teacher to use video in order to attract the students’ attention during teaching English not only for the material of ‘responding to the expressions of congratulation and compliment’, but also it can used for other materials. From the result, the researcher concludes that video could improve the students’ listening skill

Topics: Teori dan praktek pendidikan
Year: 2016
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