THE EFFECT OF USING PPP METHOD ON STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILL
The purpose of this research to know whether or not there is an effect of using Presentation, Practice, and Production method on students’ speaking skill. Quasi experimental was the method of this research research with the pre-test, post-test control group design. All the students at the eighth grade of SMP N 4 Bintan was the population of this research and the sample of this research was 60 pupils. VIIIA with 30 pupils as the control class and VIIIB with 30 pupils as experimental class. The sample was taken by a group randomly by using Cluster Random Sampling. Experimental class was taught by using Presentation, Practice, and Production method and the control was taught by using Grammar Translation Method. The research instrument was oral test. Data were analyzed by using t-test by using Minitab17. The results showed that the average of experimental class in posttest was 77.33 and the pretest was 41.33. The average of control class in posttest was 67.33 and the pretest 40.66. The students’ mean scores of the experimental class was higher than the control class. In Man Whitney test the researcher got the significance value 0.000 was lower than significance level 0.05 (0.000 < 0.05). The df was 28 in experiment class and df in control class was 28. And the SD in experiment class was 10.48 and SD in control class was 9.44. Based on the result of the analysis, it was concluded that Presentation, Practice, and Production method was effective on students’ speaking skill.