The Effect of Combining Metacognitive and Three Steps Interview Strategies on the Students’ Listening Ability


  • ‘Aisyah Nurul Afiefah University of Bengkulu


listening ability, metacognitive, three steps interview strategies


The objective of this research was to know the significant effect of Combining Metacognitive and Three Steps Interview Strategies on listening ability at the third semester students of English Study Program of Muhammadiyah University of Bengkulu. The design of this research was Quasi Experimental research. The instrument that has been used in this research was listening test. The population of this research was the student in third semester of English study program of Muhammadiyah University of Bengkulu. The sample of this research was 40 students consisted of 20 students as experimental class and 20 students as control class. In analyzing data, researcher used t-test. The result of the study showed that in pre-test the t-count was -,911 and the t-table 2.024. The t-count was lower than the table (-9,11< 2.024). Based on the score it showed that there was increasing scores upon pre-test and post-test .in post-test t-count was 5.649 and the table was 2.024. It showed that t-count was higher than t-table (5.649 > 2.024).  In the end of the research, the researcher found in treatment process that students were able to understand and also able to listen the material. It could be seen from the increasing score of listening test and the students’ treatment process. The students felt that the teaching strategies was motivating and interesting. It showed that there was significance effect of applying combining metacognitive and three steps interview strategies to students listening ability.


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