Public speaking intensive course for students of non-English Department (A study in English language centre)

Mufanti, Restu and Susilo, Andi and Gestanti, Rohfin Andria and Nimasari, Elok Putri (2018) Public speaking intensive course for students of non-English Department (A study in English language centre). Exposure: Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris, 7 (2). pp. 161-178. ISSN 2502-3543

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Many strategies have always been used to improve students’ speaking ability, especially how to speak in front of a public audience. To speak in public, people need to have good abilities both in verbal and non-verbal. An intensive course program of public speaking held by English Language Centre (ELC) of Universitas Muhammadiyah Ponorogo (UMPo) has been used as the program preference to enhance students' competence in public speaking for last two years. This study investigated the program, Public speaking intensive course, aiming at helping students raise students' speaking competence and reduce their anxiety. At the beginning of the semester, the pre-test of public speaking was given to the students to know their ability before joining the program. At the end of the semester, they were given post-test and questionnaire. The questionnaire was also given to 6 instructors who involved in teaching Public speaking program. The result of the students’ scores after following this program indicated that this program was successful to enhance their public speaking. The questionnaire given to the students also revealed that they could build their confidence and reduce their anxiety in speaking. This evidence was also supported by the results of
the questionnaire given to the instructors for asking their perception after completing this program. The result of perception entailed that this program was appropriate for all students, particularly those who had passion in public speaking and wanted to get more benefits from it.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keyword: public speaking, intensive course
Subjects: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130207 LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Jurusan Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mr Andi Susilo
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2019 14:30
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2019 14:30

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