Developing Student’s Translation Skill Using Interactive Method
This research aims at applying the interactive method for increasing the quality of teaching Translation course and developing students’ ability in translating text from English into Indonesian. Therefore, the proposed problems in this classroom action research are; 1) is the interactive method able to increase teaching quality of Translation course? and 2) is interactive teaching method able to improve students’ ability in translating text from English into Indonesian? This research applies the action classroom research. The selected class as the location of research is class C, semester V in 2016-2017 academic year. This class consists of 41 students, they are 9 males and 32 females. This research uses 4 cycles. Each cycle has planning, acting, observing, and reflecting. The results of the research show that interactive method is able to be used as an effort to develop students’ ability in Translation skill. This method can develop; 1) learning activity of students, 2) students’ interaction in teaching leaning process, 3) students’ activeness, and 4) students’ ability in translating text from English into Indonesian. By applying the interactive method, students are able to interact with other students supporting their activeness. The increasing of those interaction and activity has impact to the improvement of students’ ability in joining the teaching learning process. The progress of students’ ability can be seen also from the development of score average. In the beginning of teaching (pre-test) the average of score is 6.0 while in the end of the class (post-test), the score average is 7.3. It means that there is a significant development in teaching learning process on Translation course. The teaching learning process of Translation course becomes more interesting. The students feel more comfortable and enjoyable in following the course.