Integrating Contextual-Based Language Teaching of English for Tour Guiding in Promoting Speaking Skill of Tourism Group Members

  • Nengah Dwi Handayani ELESP, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar
  • Ida Bagus Nyoman Mantra ELESP, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar
  • Ida Ayu Made Sri Widiastuti ELESP, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar

Abstract

Tourism is one of important aspects in our life. Tourism could not be separated from the development of any regions. Understanding the
fundamentals of tour guiding is very crucial. The Covid 19 pandemic has had an impact on tourism in Bali. However, it did not break the enthusiasm of the tourism group members in Baha Village to join an online Contextual-based Language Teaching of English for tour guiding. This research made use a classroom action research with cyclical process. There were ten members of the tourism group taken as subject under study. The data were gathered by administering pre test and post test. The result showed that there was an improvement of the speaking skill after joining English for tour guiding of the tourism group members in Baha Village. This study implies that Contextual-based Language Teaching of English for tour guiding could improve the speaking skill of members of tourism group in Baha Village

Published
2020-11-30