Teaching Speaking Through Substitution Drill Technique

  • tenny murtiningsih UM Bjm
  • Nanda Oetari triana


This study presents the description how to teach speaking  through substitution drill technique. It uses qualitative description method. Speaking is as one of productive skills that needs to be improved. Through speaking, we can communicate each other and express our ideas. Even speaking is important in communication but learning how to speak fluently and correctly still seems to be difficult for students. Speaking  still becomes a problem for the students at the class.  There are some factors that make speaking becomes a problem to produce, for example lack of self confidence, lack of vocabularies and  grammar knowledge. To answer this problem, the researcher suggests to use substitution drill technique at teaching speaking. Substitution drill is one of the techniques in speaking. In this technique, the researcher drilled the students by applying some key words in the model of the dialogue given. In this research, the researcher invited 14 students from the first semester of Bilingual Nursing Program in a private university in Banjarmasin as the subject of the research. The researcher did the research by observing the class activity, interviewed them and administering questionnaires to the subjects above.


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How to Cite
MURTININGSIH, tenny; TRIANA, Nanda Oetari. Teaching Speaking Through Substitution Drill Technique. TEFLA Journal (Teaching English as Foreign Language and Applied Linguistic Journal), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 18-23, sep. 2018. Available at: <http://journal.umbjm.ac.id/index.php/TEFLA/article/view/195>. Date accessed: 21 oct. 2018.