Gender differences and students’ verbal communication

Almuzakir Almuzakir, Zaitun Qamariah


The study was aimed at explaining the way male and female students differ in Verbal Communication. This study used a quantitative comparative approach with Ex-post Facto design in finding out the answer to the problem of the study. The population of this study consist of the third-semester student at IAIN Palangka Raya with 30 students determined as a sample by using random sampling technique. In collecting the data needed, the speaking test was used as the instrument. The result shows that there is a significant difference between male and female students in Verbal Communication of the third-semester student at IAIN Palanga Raya. It happens because of the students’ psycholinguistic factors especially in motivation and interest in learning English.


comparative study, verbal communication, male and female students, gender

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