[SCOPUS] Rahmi Yulia Ningsih – Forms of Language Errors in Speaking Practices of Foreign Students Through Online Ukbipa Application

Rahmi Yulia Ningsih, Chandra Kurniawan Wiharja, Kristianus Oktriono, Endang Ernawati
ICEEL 2018: Proceedings of the 2018 2nd International Conference on Education and E-Learning, November 2018 Pages 59–62 https://doi.org/10.1145/3291078.3291092

In learning a foreign language, a learner encounters particular challenges. One of the challenges derives from either productive or receptive skills. In accordance with productive skill, this study aims to determine the forms of error in the speaking practice of international students in Bina Nusantara (BINUS) University in 2017-2018 through Online UKBIPA application. In this scope, UKBIPA represents the proficiency test of Indonesian language for international students in BINUS University. The research method is qualitative based-research with content analysis techniques. The data of this study contains the utterance of the practical speaking of international BIPA students transcribed in complete sentences. Based on the analysis of 175 sentences in the form of BIPA students’ speech, the results obtained 72 phonological errors (40%), 43 lexical errors (25%), 22 semantic errors (13%), and 38 grammatical errors (22%) in student speech. The results of this study benefits for the development of BIPA materials, especially for speaking skill; the development of BIPA speaking method; development of evaluation tools and speaking tests of BIPA; and refinement of the Online UKBIPA Binus test application. The study concludes that the major error in speaking practice of BIPA appeared in phonological errors. In this sense, the study contributes to the learners and teachers in preparing BIPA learning eventually.