Effectiveness of The Silent Way in Teaching English at Eighth Grade of SMP 7 Denpasar

  • Alexsander Loi
  • Nur Afnita Afnita
Keywords: Effectiveness, Silent Way, Teaching English


In learning a foreign language, the method has a very important position to achieve learning objectives. One of the language teaching methods that is widely discussed in Europe and America is the Silent Way. Silent Way Which has generally proven effective for teaching English in French and around the world. This research aimed to reveal the effectiveness of the Silent Way in teaching English subjects at class VIII  of SMP Negeri 7 Denpasar. In this research, the method that was used is a class action method with a descriptive qualitative approach. The data was collected bys using observation and documentation method. The subject of this research was class VIII of SMP Negeri 7 Denpasar. Data that has been collected, then  nalyzed by descriptive method. Based on the results that have been analyzed, it showed that the silent way method (silent teacher) resolves that students will learn better if they develop personal responsibility for their own learning. Without coercion from outside but comes from commitment from within oneself.


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