TO IMPROVE ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION THROUGH JAZZ CHANT TECHNIQUE
The method used in this study was Classroom Action Research (CAR). This research was
conducted following Kurt Lewin design with the following procedures of the action research:
Planning, Acting, Observing/Evaluation, and Reflecting. The research was carried out in two cycle.
Each cycle consisted three meetings. The object of this research were the students of the second
year of SMP Islam Telukjambe in academic year 2019-2020. The subject of this research is VIII.2
class consistted 40 students. The data were gethered in this research through observation fiel note
and reading test.
The result of the research showed that there was can be use jazz chant technique for English
pronunciation. It was proved by the data observation field note. The students activities always
develop in everymeeting. The students development such as activeness and enthusiasm of students
in following the learning process. And also, it was proved by the recording reading test showed the
students have better English pronunciation ability at each meeting. In the application jazz chant
technique in the classroom that affect the pronunciation students such as, reading chant repeatedly
so that the students are able to pronounce the word correctly, flick finger and clap hand can help
students to adjust the intonation of each word, and using rhythm marker that can influence stress
the students’ pronunciation. In conclusion jazz chant technique is can be used in English English.
Keywords: Improve, English Pronunciation and Jazz Chant Technique