AN ANALYSIS OF SPEAKING PROBLEMS FACED BY THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS OF ENGLISH EDUCATION PROGRAM FKIP MATARAM UNIVERSITY THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015

HIDAYANTI, MISNUR (2015) AN ANALYSIS OF SPEAKING PROBLEMS FACED BY THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS OF ENGLISH EDUCATION PROGRAM FKIP MATARAM UNIVERSITY THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015. S1 thesis, Universitas Mataram.

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Abstract

This study aimed to discover students’ speaking problems faced by the 1st year students at English Education Program and their solutions. FKIP Unram was taken as a place to conduct the study. The researcher then used qualitative research as the research method. Technique of collecting data used was In-Depth interview-male and female students group were applied. Random sampling technique was chosen as the samples whether they are regular or non-regular class. The number of samples were 13 students. Transcribing, reducing, displaying and drawing conclusion was applied to analyze the data. The findings show that there were many problems which can be classified into 3 categories; linguistics problems, psychological problems and social environment problems. Linguistics problems consist of insufficient vocabulary, lack of grammatical mastery and pronunciation error. The psychological problems consist of fear of making mistakes, lack of confidence, shyness and lack of motivation to find some strategies in enhancing speaking skill. The social environment problems consist of rarely practice which caused by students have limited preparation, English is not used in daily conversation and they are weak on English foundation background, family low educational background and seldom practice with native speakers. There are some ways that students do to overcome their problems such as memorizing vocabulary, practicing more with friends, listening to the music, watching movie, going to tourism object, speaking in front of mirror, making an agreement in the classroom to give punishment for who speaks mother tongue, joining English community, reading English novel and news, making an English day, sticking new word on the wall and having well schedule or specific time to speak English every day. In conclusion, even they are English students who learn Englsih very intensive, problems cannot be denied in learning speaking skill.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Keywords (Kata Kunci): speaking problem and first year
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
Depositing User: Ahmadi S.Si
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2017 06:03
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2017 06:03
URI: http://eprints.unram.ac.id/id/eprint/274

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