The Use of Reading Aloud Technique to Improve the VIII-A Grade Students’ Pronunciation Achievement in Reading Narrative Texts at SMPN 1 Situbondo
Ayu Kemalasari Adita
Wiwiek Eko Bindarti
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Pronunciation is one of English components that should be mastered by the foreign learner in Indonesia, especially the students in Junior High School. The aim of this research was to know whether or not the use of reading aloud technique could improve the VIII-A grade students’ pronunciation achievement in reading narrative text at SMPN 1 Situbondo. The research subjects were chosen by using purposive method. The research design used was Classroom Action Research. The data of this research was taken from test, observation, documentation and interview. The result showed some improvements in each cycle. In Cycle 1, there were about 65.22 % students who were active in teaching learning activity. In Cycle 2, there was 78.26% students who were active in teaching learning activity. In addition, there was 60.87% or 14 students who could achieve the target score in Cycle 1. In Cycle 2, there was about 78.26% or 18 students who could achieve the target score. It indicated that the use of reading aloud technique technique could improve the students’ pronunciation achievement in reading narrative texts.
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