The Effectiveness Of Using Learning Website in Improving Student's Speaking Skill

  • Dwi Sulistyorini Politeknik Bumi Akpelni
  • Haryani Haryani Politeknik Bumi Akpelni
  • Yusi Rahmawati Politeknik Bumi Akpelni
Keywords: learning website, practice, speaking skill,


The objective of this study is to know the significance of using learning website in improving students’ speaking skill. The research design used is experimental design applying pre-test & post-test section to the experimental and control group. The population was the fourth -semester cadets of Politeknik Bumi Akpelni and the sample was class Technical G as experimental group and class Technical F as control group consisted of 22 cadets each group. The result of the study showed the pre-test mean score for experimental and control group were 44.20 and 46.46. The post-test mean escore for the experimental and control group was 61.03 and 50.26. The mean score of each speaking aspect (pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, content, and fluency) was also increased after using learning website for the experimental group. In order to find out the significance of the study, t-test was applied. After having the test of significance, the t-value (2.78) was higher than t-table (1.67). It means that there is a significant difference in the result between students speaking skill after being taught by using learning website and using the conventional method. From the result of the study, it can be concluded that the students improved their speaking skill effectively and they were also better in speaking aspects.  

Author Biographies

Dwi Sulistyorini, Politeknik Bumi Akpelni

Program studi Teknika

Haryani Haryani, Politeknik Bumi Akpelni

Program studi Nautika

Yusi Rahmawati, Politeknik Bumi Akpelni

Program studi Ketatalaksanaan Pelayaran Niaga dan Kepelabuhan