Fostering students’ speaking ability through english club activities

Octaberlina, Like Raskova and Muslimin, Afif Ikhwanul (2022) Fostering students’ speaking ability through english club activities. Arab World English Journal, 13 (3). pp. 414-428. ISSN 2229-9327

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This research aimed to describe a Community Language Learning (CLL) program, the English Club (E-Club), activities and their impacts to enhance the students’ speaking ability. This study employed a descriptive qualitative research method. To gather the data, the researchers administered questionnaires to twenty-seven eleventh-grade students who participated in the E-Club at Public Vocational High School (SMKN) 1 Sooko, Malang, East Java, Indonesia. Then, the researchers interviewed five students and one teacher to expand on the information received. The data analysis operated were gathering data, displaying data, and drawing conclusions. The research’s data reliability was checked through data triangulation. The findings showed that E-Club activities were speech, storytelling, group discussion, and reading aloud. Following the implementation of these activities, the students’ speaking abilities including grammatical accuracy, vocabulary mastery, pronunciation ability, fluidity, and ability to organize concept in speaking had increased. Moreover, students experienced low anxiety and possessed higher English learning interest. These positive impacts were resulted by the role of teacher to prepare suitable teaching methods and to create positive learning environment. Henceforth, this research urges the importance of planning before implementing English program and adopting similar activities to escalate students’ speaking ability.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: community language learning; E-Club; speaking ability; speaking activities
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130207 LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy
Divisions: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Training > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Like Raskova
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2022 15:54


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