A STUDY OF STUDENTS’ PROBLEMS IN LEARNING SPEAKING ENGLISH AT THE SECOND GRADE OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

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Farhan Azis Pulungan

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This study was aimed at investigating the problem by the student in learning speaking English. The qualitative case study was used a framework in collecting and analyzing the data. The participant of this present study consist of with five respondents; two teachers and three students interviews. To know the students’ problems in learning English speaking, the researcher used depth observation and also interview. Low of vocabulary mastering, poor in grammar, poor in pronunciation, linguistics problems, shyness, anxiety, fear of mistakes, lack of confidence, lack of practice, mother tongue used dominantly, low of motivation, are the kinds of students’ problems in learning English speaking. There are some ways to strategies to solve speaking problems in learning English speaking, both from the students’ and the teachers’ sides. Improve vocabulary mastery, encouraging the students to speak English, choosing appropriate strategy, use the motivation technique, more practice, increase the motivation, use the strategy, give opportunities to all students, there are the ways of strategies to solve the kinds of problems in learning English speaking. In learning English speaking, every student has their own problems on it either from the students themselves or from the others factors. In this research, the researcher found at least 12 problems in learning speaking and some ways of strategies to solve speaking problems which have to be known or even applied both by students and teachers.

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PULUNGAN, Farhan Azis. A STUDY OF STUDENTS’ PROBLEMS IN LEARNING SPEAKING ENGLISH AT THE SECOND GRADE OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. Bogor English Student And Teacher (BEST) Conference, [S.l.], v. 3, p. 37-43, dec. 2021. ISSN 2721-0219. Available at: <http://pkm.uika-bogor.ac.id/index.php/best/article/view/1120>. Date accessed: 27 june 2022.
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