Developing Student’s Literacy through English Debate Practice

Nurcahyo, Agung Dwi (2011) Developing Student’s Literacy through English Debate Practice. Proceedings National Conference LOOW 2 The Awakening: Language in the Online and Offline World 2: The Awakening. ISSN 978-602-99285-0-1

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Literacy should be owned by students since it will helpthem provide extensive ideas in maintaining communication.Debate practice is a way ofenhancing student’s literacy development. A study has been done ona case in English speaking class at the English Education Department, Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Muria Kudus University. This study aims at exploring the effort done to develop student’s literacy through the use of English Debate Practice in the classroom. By using a qualitative approach, the study finds that the use of English debate practice has stimulated student’s activeness in searching important information and enriching knowledge about various topics discussed in the debate. As a result, student’s literacy is gradually developed. The study also shows that the debate practice has made the students do some efforts so that they can put forward opinions, questions, clarification and rebuttal. Therefore, the debate practice can stimulate student’s practice of speaking. In conclusion, one of the ways to develop student’s literacy is by involving them in a given intensive communication in a classroom through debate practice

Item Type: Article
Kata Kunci: , English debate practice, communicative competence, role play
Subjects: Pendidikan > Teori dan praktek pendidikan
Bahasa dan sastra > Bahasa Inggris
Program Studi: Fakultas Keguruan & Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: UPT Perpustakaan UMK
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2019 01:45
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2019 01:45

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