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Volume 59, 2018The 6th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning (APRCSL 2017)
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Integrating Speaking Class Activities and Service Learning: Arousing Students Awareness Towards Their Environment
English Department, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Jl. Ir. Sutami No.36A, Jebres, Surakarta, 57126, Indonesia
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This paper explores not only the attempt of integrating Speaking class activities and service learning but also its effects to the students. Under the topic of survey and interview with its environmental issues the students of third semester of English Department, Faculty of Cultural Studies, Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta were asked to see closely the problems in their surroundings. By conducting a survey they examined the problems in their surroundings. Next, the result of the survey was shown to the experts and local officers by interviewing them in English. The students then were asked to find some solutions toward the problems. The last step was making a report by presenting their activities. Focus Group Discussion in reflection section was conducted to see whether or not the students were affected by the service learning activities. It shows that the activities contributed to the speaking skills ability and at the same time gave the awareness toward the problems found in their surroundings.
Key words: Environment / Interview / Service learning / Speaking activities / Speaking skills / Survey
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