The Effect of Three-Step Interview Technique on the Students' English Speaking Achievement

Yayuk Hayulina Manurung, Darmawati Darmawati


This research was dealing to find out the effect of the three-step interview technique on the students' speaking achievement at the English Department of University of Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara. This research applied a basic time-series design as a quasi-experimental research design. In collecting the data, the researcher used three times treatments with three topics based on the second-year students, administrated the posttest after the three treatments given and scored between two raters are taken the average to be the final score that was analyzed. From the score of posttest I it was found that the lowest score was 35 while the highest score was 78. Then in posttest II the scores improved from 45 (the lowest score) to 83 (the highest score) then last the score significantly improved from 60 to 87. The mean of each posttest also increased. Based on students' mean score, the ability of students in speaking on the treatments increased 10.55 points from the 1st posttest to the 2nd post test and 4.45 from the 2nd posttest to the 3rd posttest. Based on the result and graphic line, it can be said that there is a significance of students' speaking achievement from tests after being taught through Three Step Interview technique.


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