ERIC Number: EJ1129900
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Does Retelling Technique Improve Speaking Fluency?
Rachmawaty, Noor; Hermagustiana, Istanti
TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, v21 n1 p1-8 Feb 2010
This paper is based on a study on speaking fluency performed by six low level students using retelling technique. The aim of the study is to find out the effect of retelling on the students' speaking fluency and to know the strategies used by those students while retelling a story. The data were the speaking transcripts which were analyzed to see the progress after six-time treatment was given. The result reveals that the speaking fluency of the students increased in some areas as shown by the improvement on their vocabulary and comprehensibility.
Descriptors: Language Fluency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Story Telling, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Instructional Effectiveness, Pretests Posttests, College Students, Foreign Countries, Language Processing, Reading Comprehension, Grades (Scholastic), Statistical Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia
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