CRITICAL STRATEGY IN GROUPS IN TEACHING SPEAKING SKILLS FOR THE SECOND ENGLISH-MAJOR STUDENT YEAR AT THANH HOA UNIVERSITY OF CULTURE, SPORTS, AND TOURISM
This research was conducted to see the applicability of Critical strategy in teaching Speaking skill for the second English-major student at Thanh Hoa University of Culture, Sports and Tourism. So as to gather more accurate data, both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. Quantitative data were gathered through two survey questionnaires administered to the students and the teachers, and qualitative data were collected via class observations. These methods helped the researcher get more in-depth data for the analysis. The data were collected from the data analysis revealed that CS enhanced English speaking skills of students. According to the teachers and the students, the application of CS in group work into the teaching of speaking skills to the second-year students of TUCST is feasible though this strategy also has several difficulties when implementing.
Keywords: applicability, critical strategy, group work, speaking skill, English-major students