Improving Listening Comprehension through Adele’s Selected Songs of the Eleventh Grade Students of SMA Ummul Mukminin Islamic Boarding School Makassar

AMIN, FAUZIYAH (2017) Improving Listening Comprehension through Adele’s Selected Songs of the Eleventh Grade Students of SMA Ummul Mukminin Islamic Boarding School Makassar. S2 thesis, Pascasarjana.

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ABSTRACT This research was conducted to find out whether or not the use of Adele’s selected songs improved the students’ listening comprehension and to find out whether the use of Adele’s selected songs in the listening is motivating in teaching English to the eleventh grade students of SMA Ummul Mukminin Islamic Boarding School Makassar. The research method employed was quasi-experimental method. The number of population were 150 students spread in 5 classes but in this research only two classes (class XI IPA 1 and XI IPA 2) or were 60 students out of 150 students was chosen as the sample of the research that was taken by using cluster random sampling technique. The data of the students’ achievement were collected by using pretest and posttest. These data were analyzed quantitatively using inferential statistics to see the significant difference in the pretest and posttest. I used questionnaire to see the students’ motivation toward the use of Adele’s selected songs. The result of the data analysis showed that the use of Adele’s selected songs in students’ listening comprehension significantly improved the students’ listening. It was proved by the mean score of the students’ posttest in experimental group that showed 85.20 while the mean score of the students’ posttest in control group was 40.27. It meant that there was a positive improvement in experimental group. With those several benefits, Adele’s songs ensure that students have a high positive respond. It was proved that the students were strongly motivated in the use of Adele’s songs in listening. This means that using Adele’s selected songs in teaching listening contributed to the students’ listening productivity. Keywords: Adele’s selected songs, listening comprehension, students,

Item Type: Thesis (S2)
Subjects: PASCASARJANA
PASCASARJANA > BAHASA INGGRIS (S2)
Divisions: PROGRAM PASCASARJANA
Depositing User: UPT PERPUSTAKAAN UNM
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2018 06:45
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2018 06:45
URI: http://eprints.unm.ac.id/id/eprint/8074

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