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Text-based approach to teach English diphthongs

Katharina, Rustipa and Agnes, Widyaningrum and Teguh, Kasprabowo Text-based approach to teach English diphthongs. Publikasi Ilmiah.

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Spoken communication demands the students’ intelligible pronunciation of English speech sounds since unintelligible pronunciation hampers successful communication. However, English speech sounds pronunciation is problematic for many EFL learners even after years of learning English. The pronunciation problem is more complex when the speech sounds occur in a text. This is because, in an English class, the focus of pronunciation practice is usually on isolated words, phrases and sentences. Thus, they find difficulties when they must apply the words, phrases, and sentences in a text. This study focused on teaching English diphthongs using text-based approach. It investigated how text-based teaching can enhance the EFL students’ mastery to pronounce English diphthongs in a text This study is an experimental design, comparing two groups of students’ pronunciation competence taught with genre/text-based approach and conventional approach. The research result revealed the effectiveness of text-based teaching since there was a significant difference in the students’ competence taught with text-based teaching and that taught with the conventional method. Drilling techniques which were also applied played a vital role in

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Faculty / Institution: Fakultas Bahasa dan Ilmu Budaya
Depositing User: Fakultas Ekonomi
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2023 05:38
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2023 05:38
URI: https://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/9185

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