Story-telling Technique Utilizing Puppets to Enhance the Learners’ Speaking Competence

Muhammad Lukman Syafii, Slamet Santoso, Sri Hartono
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This study was done to enhance the learners’ speaking competence thru a story-telling technique utilizing puppets in parlances of value and transmission of the story. The format of the study was classroom action research. The subject of this research was the 38-second semester learners of the management study program at Muhammadiyah University of Ponorogo. The instruments of this study were observation checklists, field notes, self-assessment sheets, peer-assessment sheets, the students’ speaking performance measured using scoring rubrics, tape recordings, and questionnaires. The findings indicated that the first criterion was when 65% of the learners get into or are earnestly engaged in the teaching and learning process, and the data analysis told that 83% of learners were earnestly engaged. The second criterion was when 65% of the learners get the score higher than or the same as 65, the result indicated that 87% of the learners got scores higher than 65. The final criterion, if 75% of learners own right feedbacks to the application of the story-telling technique utilizing puppets, the results indicated that 89% of the learners indicated the right feedbacks to the technique. This can conclude that the story-telling technique utilizing puppets is effective in enhancing the learners’ speaking ability in learning English.


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Syafii, M. L., Santoso, S., & Hartono, S. (2021). Story-telling technique utilizing puppets to enhance the learners’ speaking competence. International Journal on Social and Education Sciences (IJonSES), 3(2), 304-341.



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