Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science, and Culture, ICIESC 2023, 24 October 2023, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

The Use of Discord Application to Improve the Speaking Skills of the Students of the French Language Education Study Program Faculty of Language and Arts Unimed

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342199,
        author={Tengku Ratna Soraya and Nurilam  Harianja and Elsa Margaretha Putri Manullang},
        title={The Use of Discord Application to Improve the Speaking Skills of the Students of the French Language  Education Study Program Faculty of Language and  Arts Unimed},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Innovation in Education, Science, and Culture, ICIESC 2023, 24 October 2023, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIESC},
        year={2024},
        month={1},
        keywords={discord application speaking skill},
        doi={10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342199}
    }
    
  • Tengku Ratna Soraya
    Nurilam Harianja
    Elsa Margaretha Putri Manullang
    Year: 2024
    The Use of Discord Application to Improve the Speaking Skills of the Students of the French Language Education Study Program Faculty of Language and Arts Unimed
    ICIESC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.24-10-2023.2342199
Tengku Ratna Soraya1,*, Nurilam Harianja1, Elsa Margaretha Putri Manullang1
  • 1: French Language Education Study Program of Graduate School of Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia 20221
*Contact email: ratnasoraya@unimed.ac.id

Abstract

This study aims to determine the use of Discord application in speaking skills of the French Language Education Study Program FBS Unimed students. This research is experimental research with a one-group pre-test and post-test design and contains a description of the learning outcomes of the French-speaking skill course of secondsemester students using the Discord application. Data analysis of this study used a validity test, reliability test, and hypothesis test. The sample in this study was 56 secondsemester students. The results showed that using the Discord application can improve the learning outcomes of learners' Speaking skills at the time of pre-test 75.00 and post-test 91.00. Based on the results, of the questionnaire, an interval value of 64.56% was obtained in the results of the Likert Scale questionnaire which showed that the value was included in the Good category.