The Effectiveness the Power of Two in Speaking Skill in Describing Pictures at the Second Years of Madrasah Nurul As’adiyah Callaccu Sengkang.
Background: This research was about the effectiveness the power of
two in describing pictures in speaking skill at the second years of
Madrasah Nurul As’adiyah Callaccu Sengkang. The study tried to
answer the problem: “what was effective is the power of two in
describing pictures in enhancing student’s speaking skill?”
Purpose: The objectives of the research were to find out the
effectiveness the power of two in describing pictures in enhancing
students’ speaking skill.
Method: This research used pre experimental method. The
population of this research was the second years students of
Madrasah Nurul As’adiyah Callaccu Sengakang Kabupaten Wajo in
academic years 2013/2014. The total number of the population was
70 students. The sample of the research was selected by using
purposive sampling technique. The total numbers of sample were 30
students. The instrument of this research was speaking test including
pre-test and post-test. After several meetings, this research found out
that the used of the power of two in describing pictures was effective
to enhance the students’ speaking skill.
Result: The result of this research was the mean score obtained by
the students through the pre-test was 40,18 and post-test was 55,18.
The t-test value was higher than t-table (7,31> 2.045). It means that
there was a significant difference between the result of the students’
pre-test and post-test. Therefore, hypothesis H0 was rejected and H1
was accepted. It could be said that using the power of two in
describing pictures is effective to enhance the students’ speaking skill
at Madrasah Nurul As’adiyah Callaccu Sengkang. Based on the data
above, the researcher concluded that the power of two in describing
picture was effective to enhance the students’ speaking skill.
Therefore, the researcher suggests to English teacher to use the
power of two in describing picture as media in teaching speaking
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