Using Storytelling Technique to Improve Karonese and English Language Learning at Students’ Sunday School at Gereja Batak Karo Protestan (GBKP)
Storytelling is the way to share the story sometimes with improvisation, theatrics, or embellishment. This technique was giving many contributions to students to learn Karo and English. The objective of this research is giving contribution to students to speak Karo and English Language at Gereja Batak Karo Protestan (GBKP). The material was used by two languages. They were Karo and English. The research used action class research in finding research problem. The speaking test result in cycle two explained that the students’ got good progress in Karo and English. The instrument used pre-test and post test. The data was taken by observing, field note and interview. The population was 160 students and 20 students as a sample. There were divided into three classes. They are Children, Youth and Teen Class. The location of this research was in GBKP Mekatani in Jalan Mekatani Marindal Kecamatan Patumbak. The result of this research was found those 13 or 65% students improve their English Language and 7 or 35% was not improve their Karonese Language. It meant that there was improvement in English language learning in GBKP.
Keywords: storytelling, Karonese, English, language, learning
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