Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Educational Development and Quality Assurance, ICED-QA 2019, 11 September 2019, Padang, Indonesia

Research Article

Developing Student’ Speaking Ability Through English Conversation Practice-Cudu Application

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.11-9-2019.2298638,
        author={Imam  Sudarmaji},
        title={Developing Student’ Speaking Ability Through English Conversation Practice-Cudu Application },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Educational Development and Quality Assurance, ICED-QA 2019, 11 September 2019, Padang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICED-QA},
        year={2021},
        month={2},
        keywords={english conversation practice-cudu application practice english speaking speaking ability},
        doi={10.4108/eai.11-9-2019.2298638}
    }
    
  • Imam Sudarmaji
    Year: 2021
    Developing Student’ Speaking Ability Through English Conversation Practice-Cudu Application
    ICED-QA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.11-9-2019.2298638
Imam Sudarmaji1,*
  • 1: Universitas Islam Syekh-Yusuf, Tangerang, Indonesia
*Contact email: isudarmaji@unis.ac.id

Abstract

The aim of this research was to analyze the impact of English Conversation Practice-Cudu application in developing students’ speaking ability. The researchers applied descriptive qualitative method with the mutiple sources; observation, test, and interview as the instrument of this research. In conducting this research, the researchers applied purposive sampling to select the participants that would be focused as the sample. The samples were students in the X MIPA 1 grade of SMAS PARADIGMA in academic year 2018/2019. There were thirty three students in the class, but the researchers only took six students as the sample, and the selecting of the sample based on the high, middle, and low scores in the pre-test. The results show that English Conversation Practice-Cudu application can improve students’ speaking English ability and encourage students’ motivation to practice speaking English and make them do learning English process well, and they get increasing in their speaking English ability after implementing this application. Besides, the students can use their mobile phone effectively and they also can enjoy in practicing English speaking by English Conversation Practice-Cudu application. This application is suitable to be implemented in developing students’ speaking English ability and it can be used as a media for teaching English speaking.