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Investigating Issues Faced by Extrovert Learners SMPN 1 Sukodono in Speaking Performance

Menginvestigasi Masalah yang Dihadapi Pelajar Ekstrovert SMPN 1 Sukodono dalam Penampilan Berbicara




Issues faced by learners, Extrovert, Speaking Performance


This study conducted with the aim to the tendency of issues faced by learners in speaking performance and find out how well learners do in speaking performance. This study is a descriptive qualitative study that used the ‘Big Five Personality Traits’ to determine students' personality. The information about the issues faced by the learners gained from questionnaire, interview, observation, and speaking test. Extrovert personality determined from the aspects of cognition and behavior which are the core of each individual's structure. There were 18 students indicated as extrovert. The result of this study explained that there were some issues faced by extroverted learners in linguistics factor that became the main factor. The most influential factor for speaking success were learners’ readiness and managing better strategy for speaking, built immersive speaking activities approach, being opened about new topic, and gave encouraging and supportive feedback to each other.


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