IMPROVING STUDENTS ABILITY IN ASKING AND GIVING OPINION BY USING HANGMAN GAME

nina prastuti, urai salam, dewi novita

Abstract


Abstract

This study was about the use of hangman game in teaching speaking to improve students ability in asking and giving opinion. The writer used Hangman Pro (Ken Winograd:2007) in the project. It was a classroom action research on the eighth grade students of SMP in Pontianak in academic year 2011/2012. It was found in cycle 1 of the research that the students still had difficulties to pronounce the words and making dialogue, to solve the problem the teacher gave a guide dialogue before the students practiced using the hangman. In the second cycle, the result showed that the students became motivated to participate in classroom processes and hangman game. They were enthusiastic using hangman to practice asking and giving opinion in the dialogues. The study found that using hangman game was conducive to improved students ability in asking and giving opinion.

Key words: Improving,hangman,opinion


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26418/jppk.v2i1.649

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