A survey on teaching and learning English project work for MICE (Meeting Incentive Convention and Exhibition) in Vocational Education Institution

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Ratna Dewi Harahap

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English Project Work is to build students’ competence in communication by interacting directly with tourists in Medan City. Students’English communication abilities are still very basic. The purpose of grouping students is to encourage them to be able to use expressions in speaking with people from different cultural backgrounds. Students are expected to change their way of communication with people from English speaking countries. Learning English with project work model will train students to prepare the knowledge before going to the field.The aim of this paper is to describe about students’ motivation in learning English by doing a project work for MICE Students in Vocational Institution. Students were asked to interview tourists in Medan City using a certain topic that has been given during English Class. Students are divided into some teamwork. The method is qualitative. Students mini paper as a result of doing an English Project work was discussed related to the language used by students including the expressions are accepted or not accepted.Results of doing an English Project work that students are highly motivated. The result of mini paper of English Project Work is discussed in the classroom to evaluate what has been done in the classroom.Teachers improve their technique to teach students with a better way. Students speak fluently retelling their experiences and feelings. Possible obstacles faced by human resources during interaction include language use, and attitude of doing interaction with people from different cultural background.

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HARAHAP, Ratna Dewi. A survey on teaching and learning English project work for MICE (Meeting Incentive Convention and Exhibition) in Vocational Education Institution. Proceedings of English Education International Conference, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 519-523, nov. 2016. ISSN 2527-8037. Available at: <http://capeu.unsyiah.ac.id/proceedings/index.php/eeic/article/view/101>. Date accessed: 19 aug. 2018.
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