Predicting, Inferencing, Monitoring and Intonation Strategy to Increase Students’ Listening Ability


  • Sri Hariati Mustari Instute of Political Social Sciences 17-8-1945, Makassar
  • Rostina Rostina Balai Latihan Kerja Bantaeng, Makassar
Keywords: Listening Strategy, Classroom Action Research

Abstract

The research was conducted to increase the students’ listening ability in SMPN 1 Tompobulu, Bantaeng, South Sulawesi.  Listening is one of difficult skills in English so the teachers need to find suitable strategies to improve the students’ listening ability. This researcher used predicting, inferencing, monitoring, and intonation strategy to solve students’ problem in listening skill. Those strategies could increase students’ listening skill in the class. The researcher applied Classroom Action Research. It consisted of two cycles and each cycles consisted of four meetings. The result of the research in the first cycle shown that the students’ achievement and performance were so low. It could be seen from the students’ mean score in the first cycle was 65.71. The highest score in the first cycle was 90 and only three students who received the highest score. Then, the result of the research in the second cycle showed that the students’ achievement and performance have improved highly. The students’ mean score in the second cycle was 90.47 where the highest score in the second cycle was 100, this score were receieved by eleven students. Based on the data above, the researcher concluded that those strategies could increase the students’ ability in listening

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2020-07-24
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