Dwi Astuti, Khoiriyah
Nusantara PGRI Kediri University
The purpose of this study is to discuss about the implementation of role-play technique in teaching speaking at junior high school. The participant of this study was the English teacher in the second grade students of SMPN 1 Mojo Kediri. The qualitative approach and case study design was applied in this study. Thus, to get the valid data, this study used observation and it was analyzed through three stages: data reduction, data display, making conclusion and verification. The analyzes resulted in the finding that the teacher implemented role-play technique in teaching speaking through six stages, they are: linguistic preparation, factual preparation, situation for role-play, role-play design, assigning the roles and follow up but she did not apply in a right order. In short, the teacher requires a long preparation in implementing role-play technique in teaching speaking at the second grade students to make the students ready for practicing role-play.
Keywords: Teaching Speaking, Role-play Technique