An Analysis of Teacher Talk and Student Talk in English Classroom Interaction Using FLINT System at The Ninth Grade of SMP Negeri 3 Hulu Sungai Tengah
The research aims to describe the types of teacher talk and student talk found in the English classroom interaction using Foreign Language Interaction (FLINT) system. This research was conducted in SMP Negeri 3 Hulu Sungai Tengah and involves two class of the ninth grade. This research used descriptive qualitative design. The data were obtained with observation and recording of interaction between teacher and students during teaching and learning activity. The data on the recording converted into transcript and analyzed with selecting, focusing and summarizing which fit to teacher talk and student talk categories. The findings showed teacher and students were using the categories of talk which mentioned in FLINT system. The result revealed the teacher mostly used asking question category. Then, the teacher continued to using talk categories such as, giving information, giving direction, praising or encouraging, criticizing students behavior, using ideas of students and dealing with feelings. Meanwhile, students was giving their specific response and their open-ended response during learning activity. Based on the result, it can be summarized that teacher mostly using asking question to build and interaction in the classroom and the students always giving their response every time the teacher asking a question. Furthermore, some suggestions formulates as: for the teacher, they should evaluating and developing their talk through classroom interaction. Then, for the future researcher, they can using this research as a references with completed data and extending research in English classroom interaction at different location.