Using the Dictogloss technique to enhance listening ability

Vina Chairul Azmi


This research was done to study the use of the Dictogloss technique for teaching-learning listening. The objective of this research was to see if this technique would be an efficient way to teach-learn English listening with 12th grade students from SMAN 5, Banda Aceh. The study used experimental research methods with α=0.05. The sample for this study was 32 students from the 12th grade at SMAN 5 Banda Aceh. These students were grouped into an Experimental group and a Control group. Before the treatment, each group was given a pre-test; and after the treatment a post-test was again administered to both groups. The pre-test and the post-test each consisted of ten questions which the students had to answer after listening to a dialogue. The data was analyzed statistically. All the data was normal and homogenous. From the t-test, the critical area was -2.03 to +2.03. The t-test value from the post-test between the Experimental and the Control groups was 0.92 which was within the critical area. Hence the null hypothesis was rejected and the alternative hypothesis was accepted which meant that Dictogloss was found to be an effective technique to use for improving the listening ability of 12th grade students.


Offering Expressions; Dictogloss; Listening

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