The use of Top-Down strategy to improve students’ listening ability at the eleventh grade of MAN Mojosari

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Zuhria, Nirma (2012) The use of Top-Down strategy to improve students’ listening ability at the eleventh grade of MAN Mojosari. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This thesis answer the following questions: (1) How does the teacher implement the top-down strategy in teaching listening at eleventh grade of MAN Mojosari?; (2) What is the progress of students’ listening ability after the Top-down strategy implemented?; and (3) What are the students’ responses after the strategy implemented? The study was conducted at MAN Mojosari and the research subject was the eleventh grade students, while the sample was XI IPA I students. The design of the study is collaboration classroom action research. The researcher became the observer and the English teacher would teach the students. The instruments used to get the data are observation checklist, listening worksheet, and questionnaire. The research result showed that the strategy was implemented maximally. It was implemented in three different ways. First, it was using questioning technique. Second, it was using brainstorming, and third, combination of questioning and brainstorming. All of those techniques were compatible with the steps of top-down strategy. All students gained progress. The score of the students’ assessment improved in several meeting. The average score improved from 51 became 64, 72, 82 at the last meeting. Moreover, there were two students who gained perfect score and two students got significant progress. The more important thing is that the students’ response about the strategy was positive. 68% students used to like Top-Down Strategy as a technique in teaching listening. Moreover, most of them wanted the strategy implemented as the strategy in teaching listening at their school.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Zuhria, Nirma--UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Pendidikan > Strategi Belajar Mengajar
Pendidikan > Bahasa Inggris
Uncontrolled Keywords: Top-Down strategy; listening ability
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Editor : Abdun Nashir------
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2017 08:11
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2018 02:31

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