The Effect of Using Flashcard Improving Students’ Speaking Achievement Through Drilling Technique

Resty Wahyuni, Nindi Vourezky


This research deals with classroom action research which is mainly aimed to improve the students’ speaking achievement through implementing drilling technique assisted by media flashcard, it was conducted at VII-3 grade class in to cycles activities. The data were classified into quantitative data and qualitative data in which collected through observation sheet, interview, diary note, speaking test. The criteria of ability was 70 which based on minimum ability criterion (KKM) of SMP Swasta Bandung. Based on the speaking test the mean score of pre-test was 28.3, in first cycle test the mean of score was 66.6 and the second cycle test the mean of score was 83. The improvement also can be seen from the percentage of the students’ speaking achievement, in pre-test was 0% students can get point more than 70. In first cycle test was 53.4% students get point more than 70. In second cycle test 100% students got point more than 70, it means that teaching by using drilling technique can help students to improve them in speaking achievement. This technique also make the students feel enjoy, comfortable, and more creative to create the ideas without worrying make mistakes through media flashcard.

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