Petronela Rina, Sudarsono Sudarsono, Gatot Sutapa



This research aimed to improvingthe students’ speaking of class XI Mecahnical Engineering of SMK SMTI Pontianak in Academic Year 2018/2019by implementing role play technique. It was carried out based on the procedure that have been planned before.The methodof the research was the classroom action research. It was conducted in two cycles with each cycle 2 meetings.The researcher used role playto teach speaking. The subject of this research were 35 students of Mechanical Engineering student in  SMK SMTI  Pontianak in Academic Year 2018/2019. The tool of data were collected by observing the teaching and learning process as follows field notes, observation checklist, and video recording. Meanwhile, the quantitative data were collected through assessing the students’ speaking performance as the students’ speaking scores. The procedure of this research consisted of planning, observing, acting, and reflecting.Most of the students were not confident to speak English because they were shy and afraid of taking a part in conversation. Most of them spoke with pauses. The technique of data collecting was observation. The result of data analysis showed that role play technique can improve the students’ speaking.


Key words: Improving Students’Speaking, Role Play Technique, Classroom  Action                                    Research

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