Scheduled Language Training Program in Relation to Learners’ English Mastery

Hambali, Muslih Scheduled Language Training Program in Relation to Learners’ English Mastery. In: Proceeding Revitalizing English Teacher's Professional Development. English Education Study Programme Of Sanata Dharma University, Jogja English Teachers Association (JETA) and Disdikpora Prop DI Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, pp. 115-123. ISBN 978-602-18681-0-2

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      Abstract

      Scheduled Language Training (SLT), a program of ESP based on Indonesian context, is a one-hundred hour English teaching program designed for nursing students planning to get Nursing Certificate. One of the requirements to be certified nurses is that they need to take English training program to improve their English mastery. Though the program largely focuses on English productive skill, speaking, the study of two language skills, listening and reading and one language aspect, structure is also included. This paper aims at describing the role of SLT in relation to improving the ability of nursing students to perform their productive skill of English language performance. The main objectives of the study are actually to find out to what extent SLT could improve their English language mastery based on the result of their written and oral tests, and to compare whether or not there is correlation between their scores of written test in the form of paper-based TOEFL and those of oral test (speaking). The data obtained from pre-test and post test of speaking skill and paper-based TOEFL showed that there is a significant difference between the average score of both tests. In addition, there was a positive correlation between the results of both written and oral post tests. From the questionnaires given to the learners, there was positive comment in which they supported the program of SLT as it is beneficial to improve their English skills within a period of time

      Item Type: Book Section
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Scheduled Language Training (SLT),TOEFL
      Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
      Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education > Department of Language and Arts Education > English Language Education
      Depositing User: Rudi Kule
      Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2013 19:59
      Last Modified: 02 Oct 2013 19:59
      URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/2753

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