Series Pictures as Alternative Project-based Learning Medium to Enhance Student's Speaking Skill

  • Margareth Xyzquodamer Universitas Pekalongan, Indonesia
  • Sarlita D. Matra Universitas Pekalongan
Keywords: PBL, Series pictures, Speaking skill


Communication remains one of the ultimate objectives of learning any language. Speaking is one of the most basic language skills that should be well mastered by foreign language learners. It is considered one of the most complex aspects of language learning, especially for EFL learners. The use of pictures in language has been accredited to immense success and improvement in language learning. Therefore, this study aims at investigating the use of series-picture as alternative medium in improving the speaking skills of the tenth 4 graders of SMA Negeri 1 Kedungwuni. In order to collect data, a combination of two methods was used namely, observation and a questionnaire designed for the purpose of examining the implementation of PBL Method by using series pictures as a teaching aid. The findings of this study confirmed that series picture medium is an indispensable component in improving speaking skills immensely. The analysis revealed that the subjects of this study reported better results after pictures used.