Improving Students’ Speaking Skill Through Video Dubbing

Vivy Zuny Mandasari, Dewi Rochsantiningsih, Teguh Sarosa


The purposes of this research are to identify: (1) whether and to what extent the use of VD improve students’ speaking skill, and (2) the strengths and the weaknesses of VD when implemented in this research. This research use classroom action research method. The subject of this research is class X-5 of SMA N Kebakkramat Karanganyar in 2013/2014 academic year. The techniques of collecting data are observation, diary, interview, questionnaire, document analysis, and test. The techniques of collecting data are Constant Comparative Method (CCM) and statistic descriptive. Based on the research findings, students’ achievement on grammar, vocabulary, fluency, pronunciation, and content improved. Students’ attitude change from ignoring becomes paying attention. Furthermore, weaknesses were indicated that although students have many oral practices, they still produce unacceptable pronunciation. The second weakness is that some students are still awkward in using VD so that they need some help and guidance. For further research, other researcher could focus on the other skills like listening, reading, and writing or on the attitude improvement such as motivation, participation, and so on.


Students’ Speaking Skill; Video Dubbing; Classroom Action Research

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