Chit Chat Strategy in Teaching Speaking (Transactional and Interpersonal Expression) (Adoptive Strategy in Teaching English)
Keywords:Teaching, Chit Chat Strategy Speaking
This article discusses the chit-chat strategy in teaching speaking. Speaking is an expressive language skill in which the speaker uses the language to communicate. In teaching speaking, the teacher should have a strategy that fulfills the students' interest, so they can enjoy learning. Chit-chat is one of the interesting strategies in teaching speaking. It can be used to make students active in communicating with other students. This strategy will give the students enough opportunity in having conversation. Chit Chat is adopted from Communicative approach. The characteristics of this game are derived from CA. The activity in this strategy gives the students more opportunity. It is proved in the implementation of this game that the game provides the students with enough preparation. So the students will be ready to communicate in the process of teaching and learning speaking.
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