Elfi Elfi


One of the strategies of metacognitive introduced by the listening lecturers in listening comprehension III at STAIN Batusangkar is problem solving strategies. It is assumed that the strategies can help to solve students' problem in listening comprehension in order to comprehend oral text. The problems of the research are what problem solving strategies used in that class and how they are applied. Therefore the purposes of this research are to find out the students' problem solving strategies and to investigate what problem solving strategies they used and how they applied it in listening comprehension. The research method is qualitative which applied case study design . All participants (91 students) were the respondents for questionnaire, and l2 students among them rvere selected to be interviewed had been chosen through snowball sampling technique. The data of the research were collected by using questionnaire, interview, and observation. After analizing the data it was found that most of students used problem solving strategies in poor category with the percentage 42,86yo in listening comprehension. They had applied these strategies in many ways but some of the them did not do it properly in listening comprehension. It can be concluded that the result of the study indicates that the problem solving strategies used by the students in listening comprehension need to be developed and increased in to the correct ways to get better comprehension in listening.


linguistics, English language teaching

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