USING DICTOGLOSS TECHNIQUE TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ LISTENING ABILITY
Keywords:Listening Ability, Dictogloss Technique, Experimental Study
The research paper entitled “Using dictogloss technique to improve students’ listening ability”. The aim of the research paper is to find out the effectiveness of dictogloss technique to improve students’ listening ability of and also to know students’ responses towards the use of dictogloss technique at the second grade of MTs Miftahul Khoer. The research method is a pre-experimental using 28 students as sample from 53 students of population. To obtain the data, the researcher uses pre-test, post-test and questionnaire. The sample is given the pre-test before the treatment and post-test afterwards. The post-test and the questionnaire are given in order to find out the improvement of the sample after the treatment using dictogloss technique. The data result of the test is analyzed by using t-test. The finding of this research shows that dictogloss technique is effective to improve students’ listening ability. It can be seen from the t-observed is higher that t-table (6.117 > 2.052) at p = 0.5. That means Ha is accepted and Ho is rejected. Other than that, from the questionnaire result dictogloss technique get the positive responses from the participant and can motivate them in learning English listening.