The Implementation of Immersion Program in Teaching Speaking in EFL Classroom

Safruddin, Nikmawati and Dollah, Syarifuddin and Korompot, Chairil Anwar (2018) The Implementation of Immersion Program in Teaching Speaking in EFL Classroom. S1 thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI MAKASSAR.


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This research aimed at knowing the implementation of Immersion Program in teaching speaking in EFL classroom. The instruments of the research were observation sheet, field note sheet and interview protocol. The participants of this research were 2 English teachers and two out of 10 classes of second-grade students, they were XI MIA 1 and XI MIA 2 consisted of 35 students. The results showed that the implementation of Immersion program varied between the teachers. Both teachers had different categories in implementing this program. The first teacher was categorized as Fully Implemented Immersion Program (FIIP), and the second teacher was categorized as Partial Implemented Immersion Program (PIIP). The 1st teacher implemented this program by asking the students brought dictionary and found vocabulary related to the next material and asked the students to memorize the vocabularies, otherwise the second teacher focused on the next material. The 1st teacher made the students familiar with the vocabularies. The students' interest and motivation was improved by this program. The students showed their interest in terms of expressed interest, manifest interest and tested interest. The students liked this program and participated in this program by using full English. Students' motivation could be seen from 4 models, they were attention, relevance, confidence, and satisfaction. By the implementation of the Immersion program, the students paid attention to the explanation and became confident in expressing their opinion. The implementation of immersion program also gave impact to the students' speaking ability. The students' ability in speaking is good enough. It could be seen from their score in the report, mostly students got a good score, some of them got above 80 and above 90. It could be said this program had a big impact on the students' speaking ability. Keywords: Immersion Program, Interest, Motivation, Speaking ability

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2018 07:27
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2018 07:27

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