Using Task-Based Approach in Improving the Students’ Speaking Accuracy and Fluency
Munirah, Muh. Arief Muhsin

This research aimed to find the improvement of the students’ speaking Accuracy and Fluency by using Taskbased Approach at SMA Negeri 2 Sungguminasa Kab. Gowa in the 2013/2014 Academic Year. Task-based Approach was used in a Classroom Action Research (CAR). The research had been conducted in two cycles, each cycle consist of four meetings. It employed speaking test as instrument. A number of research subjects were 37 students in class XI. The instruments were speaking test and observation. The research findings showed that Task-based Approach could improve the students’ speaking skill from cycle I to cycle II. The students’ achievement from D-Test to cycle I was 12.50%, and after finishing cycle II the students’ achievement became 16.27%. Based of the research findings, the researcher concludes that Task-based Approach gave a significant contribution in learning process of speaking accuracy and fluency.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jehd.v4n3a19