STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS ON THE USE OF RUNNING DICTATION TECHNIQUE IN LISTENING CLASSROOM

Merie Agustiani, Henny Yulia

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Abstract: Running dictation, a variation of dictation technique, is considered as a motivational teaching technique since it encourages the students to move around and work in groups. It offers a dynamic atmosphere during the listening classroom. The students were asked to read and memorize a short text, tell the phrases / sentences to the other group member who will write down the text. This study aims to describe the students’ perceptions on the use of Running Dictation Technique in listening classroom. 25 students of English Education Study Program participated in this study. A questionnaire consisted of 30 questions was administered to the sample of the study at the end of the classroom intervention using this technique. The results showed that mostly students agree that running dictation was beneficial to help them improve their spelling, pronunciation, and listening comprehension.

 

Keywords: Running dictation technique, listening classroom


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