THE USE OF ELICITATION TECHNIQUE IN TEACHING SPEAKING TO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Rahmatul Husna, Zul Amri

Abstract


Many students have difficulties in speaking, especially junior high school students. Some of the problems faced by junior high school students are the students do not want to talk or say anything. They feel shy to speak in front of their friends and afraid of making mistakes. Also, Ur (2012:118) states that the students are often frustrated to speak in a foreign language in the classroom because they scared of criticism or losing face, or shy of the attention. Furthermore, they keep using their own language (mother tongue). These difficulties show the necessary activities or technique must be designed by the teacher in the classroom in order to enable the students to produce a meaningful English oral performance as well as to overcome their problems and weakness. One of the techniques that the teacher can apply is elicitation technique. Elicitation describes procedures that allow the teacher to get the students to provide information rather than give it to them. One way to elicit is by asking questions. Asking questions is the main technique for getting ideas and responses from the students.


Full Text:

PDF PDF

References


Brown, H.D. 2001.Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy. Singapore: Longman.

Brumfit, C J Moon and Tongue, R. 1995. Teaching English to Children. New York: Longman Group Ltd.

Lewis, G and Bedson. 2002. Games for Children. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nurhasanah, Issaini and Asib Abdul. 2017. Dice Game: Enhancing Young Learners’ Vocabulary Mastery in Learning English. International Conference on Education and Science (ICONS 2017). Page 643-654

Pinter, A. (2006). Teaching Young Learners. New York: Oxford University

Syafei, AnFauzia R. 2018. Teaching English to Indonesian Young Learners. Jakarta: Kencana

Ytreberg, S.A. 1990. Teaching English to Young Learners. Harlow: Pearson Educated Limited.

Zikriyati. 2017. Teaching Vocabulary to Young Learners Through Snake And Ladder Game. Paper of English Language Teaching Study Program of FBS UniversitasNegeri Padang.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2018 Journal of English Language Teaching

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Journal of English Language Teaching is indexed by: 

Flag Counter

Copyright (R) Journal of English Language Teaching ISSN 2302-3198. Published by English Language Teaching Study Program of English Department of FBS UNP, Padang, West Sumatra. Indonesia