A STUDY OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE AT JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL

  • Refi Ranto Rozak IKIP PGRI Bojonegoro

Abstract

The concern of the paper is the bilingual education conducted at SMP Negeri I Bojonegoro. The study attempts to investigate and to find out the research problems dealing with the influence of bilingual education on students’ speaking English competence, communicative environment motivating students to have awareness to speak in English, bilingual methodology in the classrooms, and the impediments encountered by the teachers and students in employing bilingual learning. The research design of the study is descriptive qualitative using triangulation technique in collecting the required data. The population is seventh and eighth graders students of SMPN 1 Bojonegoro in the academic year of 2013/2014. Meanwhile, the theoretical samples of the study are taken based on the use of bilingual across subject contents (sciences and mathematics) at year VII A and VIII A. The result of the study shows that the program raises the students’ and teachers’ awareness in bilingual education as it is used in specific contents subject. It consequently enhances the motivation for foreign language learning.

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Published
2014-12-16
How to Cite
ROZAK, Refi Ranto. A STUDY OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE AT JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL. Jurnal Penelitian Pendidikan, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 1018-1032, dec. 2014. ISSN 2477-5851. Available at: <http://ejournal.stkippacitan.ac.id/index.php/jpp/article/view/61>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2020.
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