Proceedings of the International Conference of CELSciTech 2019 - Social Sciences and Humanities track (ICCELST-SS 2019)

Students' Perceptions and Challenges in Improving Speaking Ability in Public and Private University

Authors
Wandi Syahfutra, Agung Prasetyo Wibowo, Ardiya, Prih Febtiningsih
Corresponding Author
Wandi Syahfutra
Available Online December 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccelst-ss-19.2019.14How to use a DOI?
Keywords
English students perceptions and challenges, and speaking ability
Abstract
Speaking is one of skills that difficult to master by students in Indonesia, little research has been done to investigate students’ perceptions and challenges in improving speaking ability: the analysis study between English Education Department students. Using a qualitative descriptive approach, this research selected learners’ studying in private and public university as research respondents. The findings suggest that the main causes of speaking difficulties were affected by shyness, lack of vocabularies, and environment of learning; dealing with mistake and lecturers’ reaction during English speaking performance. This study is beneficial to improve EFL learners to improve their speaking ability. It is important to lecturers identifying their students’ speaking skill as a matter of applying a more effective learning strategy.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

Download article (PDF)

Cite this article

TY  - CONF
AU  - Wandi Syahfutra
AU  - Agung Prasetyo Wibowo
AU  - Ardiya
AU  - Prih Febtiningsih
PY  - 2019/12
DA  - 2019/12
TI  - Students' Perceptions and Challenges in Improving Speaking Ability in Public and Private University
BT  - Proceedings of the International Conference of CELSciTech 2019 - Social Sciences and Humanities track (ICCELST-SS 2019)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 1
EP  - 4
SN  - 2352-5398
UR  - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccelst-ss-19.2019.14
DO  - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccelst-ss-19.2019.14
ID  - Syahfutra2019/12
ER  -