Pebriantika, Vena (2022) STUDENTS' PROBLEMS IN SPEAKING ENGLISH AT SMK NEGERI 2 PONOROGO. Undergraduate (S1) thesis, IAIN Ponorogo.


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Speaking is one of the skills that must be mastered in English. Speaking is the ability or skill to express thought, opinion, or feeling to communicate with others. There are aspects such as vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, and fluency that must be mastered so that speaking skills are achieved optimally. In learning speaking, sometimes students will face problems when they try to speak. There are problems that often encountered from the speaking aspect itself such as, poor in grammar, lack of vocabulary, poor in pronunciation, and fluency problem. Each problem has a way to solve it, according to the ability of each student.

The purposes of this study were to indentify the factors causing students problem in speaking and the solution to solve the problem. This research applied descriptive qualitative as the research design. This research conducted in SMK Negeri 2 Ponorogo. The sample of this research was determined by accidental sampling in which students were randomly selected. In collecting the data, the researcher conducted by also interviews with the English teacher and students, observation to observe the condition of students in the class, and documentation. To analyze the data the researcher used three major phases of data analysis called by data reduction, data display,and conclusion drawing or verification.

The result of this study showed that each student faced different problems in speaking English. Grammar is the most common problem among students, then the pronunciation of English words because they rarely practice their tongue to pronounce English words. Next is the lack of students' vocabulary knowledge because some students have sufficient vocabulary knowledge. Lastly, is fluency, because they rarely practice speaking in English.

Furthermore, the result of this study also revealed the solutionss used by the students to cope with the problems. The solutions are seeking for help either to friends or teachers, practicing alone, practicing with their classmates, listening to English songs, watching movies, learning more deeply about grammar, memorizing English words and repeating words when speaking English.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate (S1))
Thesis Supervisor: Ahmadi
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Jurusan Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Miss Perpustakaan IAIN Ponorogo
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2022 07:59
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2022 07:59

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