Improving Students’ Speaking Ability By Using Something Old Something New Game


  • Eta Kumalasari University of Bengkulu
  • Risnawati Institute Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu
  • Detti Lismayanti Institut Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu


Speaking ability, something old something new game


The objective of this research is to find out whether the use of something old something new game can improve students’ speaking ability. Classroom action research was implemented in SMPN 18 Seluma. The sample of this research was seventh grade students of SMPN 18 Seluma in academic year 2017/2018. This research was carried out in three cycles of actions, namely cycle I, cycle II, and Cycle III. The data collection method used in this research consist of interview, speaking test, observation, and documentation. The result of the data analysis showed that there was improvement from 37.51 % become 86.00 % toward students speaking ability. The students also behave well during teaching and learning process. Thus, the researcher concluded that something old something new game was effective to improve students’ speaking ability.


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