The Influence Of Taking Note On Listening Comprehension In The Pre-Intermediate EFL Students / Dita Fitri Agasty Sofiana
Listening comprehension is an activity which always connects with daily life. Students do not only hear the information but students also must grasp the obtained information. Unfortunately listening comprehension also has several problems such as lack of grammatical comprehension unfamiliar topics or pronunciation basic of background knowledge reduction of sentences less focuss on looking for answer or questions various accents and length of dialogue on the recording. One of strategies which can support students rsquo listening comprehension is taking note. Taking note is an activity which integrates listening and writing activity. This strategy is able to construct students rsquo attention and concentration. By using this strategy students are also able to write information systematicly and structured. Thus they are able to yield the understandable notes. The objective of this study is to know the effect of taking note toward students rsquo listening comprehension and difficulties which affect students in utilizing the note taking. This study accomplished quantitative method especially quasi experimental research. The subject which was elected in this study was second semester students in 2019 at English Department in University of Nusantara PGRI Kediri. 47 students became part of population and sample in this study. Test and questionnaire were parts of the instruments of this study. The utilized data analysis to hypothesis testing is non parametrics such as Mann Whitney U Test Wilcoxon Sign Rank Test and Standart Gain. The result of this study showed that (1) Taking note strategy influenced students rsquo listening comprehension. That statement was able to be seen in descriptive statistic. Descriptive statistics yielded the mean score of pre-test in experimental group that was 71.76 %. On contrast mean score of post-test score in experimental group yielded 88.49 %. In Wilcoxon Sign Rank Test the experimental group obtained 0.001 lt 0.05 so H0 is repeled and H1 is received. The researcher granted the conclusion that taking note strategy affected of the mean scores in pre-test and post-test after implementing the treatment in experimental group. Applying Standard Gain experimental group also granted the enhancement in pre-test and post-test. This group rsquo s score was higher than control group. Experimental group gained 67.31% and control group attained 45.42%. The score of experimental group showed that effect of taking note strategy toward students rsquo listening comprehension was pretty effective. Meanwhile the score of control group showed that conventional strategy toward students rsquo listening comprehension was less effective. (2) There were difficulties in taking note strategy which influenced students rsquo listening comprehension. The difficulties that were experienced by students in implementing taking note comprised of 7 points. First the confusion in answering the questions on listening comprehension test. The percentage of mode was 30.77 %. Second the reduction of students rsquo score in listening comprehension. The percentage of mode was 34.62 %. Third the reduction of students rsquo concentration in listening comprehension. The percentage of mode was 46.15 %. Fourth time consuming to review. The percentage of mode was 53.85 %. Fifth no having benefits in listening comprehension. The percentage of mode was 42.31 %. Sixth the confusion in differentiating the important or unimportant notes. The percentage of mode was 38.46 %. Seventh the confusion in answering the essay queries. The percentage of mode was 30.77 %. Thus the researcher can conclude that this note taking strategy affects students listening comprehension and the difficulties faced by students in taking notes can be overcome by using this strategy repeatedly. The use of taking note can be implemented during 1 semester for producing the optimal result. Utilizing this strategy can be applied with some of the directions that were already available in the note taking strategy. The success of this strategy was also supported by several experts where they agreed when this strategy was able to be used by students under any circumstances.
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