EFL Learners’ Communication Strategy on Speaking Performance of Interpersonal Conversation in Classroom Discussion Presentation
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- communication strategy, EFL learners, interpersonal
Communication strategy which is performed by EFL students might be different one to another in accordance with their speaking proficiency. This research aims at analyzing the communication strategy on learners’ speaking performance of interpersonal conversation differed by the oral proficiency level of the learners. The subject of the study is the English Department students as the representative of EFL learners. This study belongs to descriptive research with a qualitative approach to look at the natural things that happen in human being and the phenomena directly from the field. Data elicited from video recording of oral presentation and audio recording in stimulated recall interview to investigate communication strategies employed by the learners as well as learners’ problem in communication. The finding shows that the participants resorted to thirteen types of communication strategies. The most frequently employed is pause fillers and hesitation devices and the least used strategy are comprehension check, non-linguistic strategy and literal translation. Further investigation indicates that language competency and communication apprehension influence the communication strategies used.
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TY - CONF AU - Vischa Mansyera Pratama AU - Yetti Zainil PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/11 TI - EFL Learners’ Communication Strategy on Speaking Performance of Interpersonal Conversation in Classroom Discussion Presentation BT - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on English Language and Teaching (ICOELT 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 29 EP - 36 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200306.006 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200306.006 ID - Pratama2020 ER -