Students’ needs analysis in English speaking for everyday communication at State Islamic Institute of Palangka Raya

Intan Safitri, Luqman Baehaqi


This study is aimed to know students’ needs in English speaking for everyday communication at second-semester of English study program at IAIN Palangka Raya. The type of study was qualitative. The data is taken from the questionnaire, interview, and analysis of speaking videos. Those data were aimed at gathering information related to the lacks, target, and wants. The result found that, from the lacks: the students often have trouble in oral presentation, the student’s low vocabulary mastery, there were some mistakes in their grammar, the students were often afraid to speak because they were worried about making mistakes, from the necessities; the students have to learn how to communicate on the level of everyday communication, the students are able to pronounce the words correctly, the students are able to apply the proper grammar in communication, from the wants; the students will use English speaking for higher education, the students strongly disagree with the opinion of removing the course from university curriculum, they thought bad English proficiency determine a bad effect on the academic performance, they like pair or group project, they prefer for working in pair or groups, and the students want the teacher as the facilitator and guide.


needs analysis; speaking skill

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