The Effect of TPSq and TPS Strategy on Students’ Speaking Skill Viewed from Students’ Motivation

Hilma Pami Putri

Abstract


This research was aimed to investigate the effect of think pair square and think pair share strategy on students’ speaking
skill of describing things viewed from students’ motivation. This research employed 2 x 2 factorial design and involved the students
of SMK YPM Zain Pauh Kambar, Padang Pariaman. The samples were chosen by using purposive sampling. The data were gained
through speaking test and analysed by using appropriate quantitative methods. The result of the research showed that think pair
square and think pair share strategy were able to improve students’ speaking skill. There was an interaction between teaching
strategy and students’ motivation of speaking skill. Hence, it can be concluded that these two strategies can be used as alternative
strategies to enhance students’ speaking skill, and that they can enrich students’ experience to do other cooperative learning
strategies.

Keywords


Think pair square strategy; think pair share strategy; students’ motivation; students’ speaking skill

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30630/polingua.v5i2.41

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