The Study between Students’ Anxiety and Speaking Ability at SMAN 1 Kabupaten Tangerang

Ghita Calvina Izumi, Ag Bambang Setiyadi, Dedy Supriyadi

Abstract


Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk menyelidiki apakah ada hubungan antara kecemasan pada siswa dan kemampuan siswa dalam berbicara. Penelitian ini merupakan penelitian jenis kuantitatif. Sasaran penelitian ini adalah 26 siswa tahun pertama di SMAN 1 Kabupaten Tangerang. Tes berbicara dan angket digunakan sebagai alat untuk pengambilan data. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa terdapat hubungan yang signifikan antara kecemasan siswa dan kemampuan berbicara pada siswa. Dapat disarankan bahwa semakin tinggi kecemasan yang dirasakan siswa, semakin rendah nilai yang mereka dapatkan.

 

The aim of this research was to explore the correlation between students’ anxiety and speaking ability. This research was quantitative. The subjects of this research were 26 students of the first grade of SMAN 1 Kabupaten Tangerang. Speaking test and questionnaire were used to collect the data. Person product moment correlation was the data analysis of this research. The result showed that there was statistically significant correlation between students’ anxiety and speaking ability. This suggests that the more anxious the student feels, the lower speaking score she or he get.

Keywords: anxiety, correlation, speaking.


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