Using Bamboo Dancing Technique to Improve the Speaking Skill of the Eighth Grade Students

Adi Nur Alim

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Abstract

The objective of this research is to find out whether using Bamboo Dancing technique improve the speaking skill of the eighth grade of SMP Negeri 3 Palu or not. The quasi-experimental research design was used in this research. The population of this research was the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 3 Palu that consisted of 14 classes. The sample was drawn by applying purposive sampling technique to select an experimental group and a control group. The data were collected by using oral test of pre-test and post-test. The pre-test was administered to measure the students' speaking skill before the treatment, while the post test was administered to measure the students' speaking skill after the treatment. The result of the pretest shows that the mean score of the experimental group was 53.1, while the control group was 67.7. The scores has increased on the posttest to 74.5 for the experimental group and 72.6 for the control one. Furthermore, the result of data analysis shows that the t-counted of 5.25 is greater than the t-table of 1.99 when applying 0.05 level of significance and 53 degree of freedom. In conclusion, Bamboo Dancing technique has a positive effect on speaking skill of the eighth grade students of SMP Negeri 3 Palu.

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English Language Teaching Society Journal

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