Yufrizal, Hery and Sulastri, Sulastri and Sukirlan, Muhammad (2017) LANGUAGE LEARNING STYLES AND THEIR CONSECUTIVE SPEAKING TASKS OF INDONESIAN EFL LEARNERS. ASIAN ACADEMIC RESEARCH J O U R N A L O F S O C I A L S C I E N C E & H U M A N I T I E, 4 (8). pp. 84-103. ISSN ISSN : 2278 – 859X

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The purpose of this study is to find out whether tasks designed based on the students‘ learning style specification are compatible with students‘ oral performance. The oral performance comprises three quantitative aspects of interaction: length means of time of speaking, number of turns taking, and the number of c-unit; and the quality of interaction. two tasks for students with concrete learning style, two tasks for authority oriented learners, and two tasks for analytic learners. The research was undertaken in a private tertiary education involving first year students who learn English as a compulsory subject. A 40-item questionnaire adapted from Yufrizal (2007) was distrubuted to 61 students resulting students with four learning styles: communicative, concrete, authority oriented and analytic. One group repeated measures design was carried out in this research. Four students from each learning categories were assigned to accomplish the tasks designed. All of the interactions were recorded, trancribed and coded for the analysis. The results show that there is a significant difference among tasks on the quality of students‘ speaking.Although there is no difference of students‘ quantity and quality in speaking among students with different learning style and the speaking task, the researcher found that there is a relative different of students‘ quantity and quality in speaking among students with different learning style and the speaking task. It can be seen from the fluctuation when they do the interaction.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan (FKIP) > Prodi Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: HERY YUFRI
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2017 04:10
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2017 04:11
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/4009

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