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The study aimed to know the strategies used by teachers at S.M.A. Negeri 1 Palopo to teach speaking skills. This thesis employed Qualitative Method. The writer applied the purposive sampling technique to obtain the samples of the study. In getting data, the writer examined two English teachers in S.M.A. Negeri 1 Palopo. The writer also used observation-checklist, semi-structured interviews, and reports to get the data. The result of this study showed that teacher 1 used discussion, role-play, brainstorming, writing, conversation, blogging, picture description, and learning assignment. While teacher 2 used conversation, modeling, role-play, brainstorming, writing, questioning, reading, explaining, and playing ice hockey. Both teachers use various strategies in teaching speaking.


Teacher's Strategies English Language Teaching Speaking Skills

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Widya Anggraeni, State Islamic Institute of Palopo, Indonesia




Wahibah Wahibah, State Islamic Institute of Palopo, Indonesia




Amir Faqihuddin Assafari, State Islamic Institute of Palopo, Indonesia




How to Cite
Anggraeni, W., Wahibah, W., & Faqihuddin Assafari, A. (2020). Teachers’ Strategies in Teaching Speaking Skills at SMAN 1 Palopo. FOSTER: Journal of English Language Teaching, 1(1), 83-97.


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