Integrating TikTok with Communicative Activities to Enhance Grade 10 Students’ English-Speaking Skills at Hun Sen Mongkolborey High School, Cambodia

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Sothon Chhoeut
Suphinya Panaysi
Theerasak Soykeeree


Grade 10 students at Hun Sen Mongkolborey High School have always found speaking English challenging. As students are familiar and highly engaged with TikTok video challenges, the purposes of this study were to: 1) compare the grade 10 students’ speaking skills before and after using TikTok with communicative activities 2) investigate the students’ opinions of using TikTok with communicative activities. The sample of this study was 31 grade 10 students of the academic year 2021-2022 at Hun Sen Mongkolborey High School in Cambodia. This sample was assigned by the school principal and then the researcher surveyed the readiness to participate in the research. The instruments of this study were pre and post-speaking tests, nine lesson plans, rubrics for English-speaking videos, students' opinion questionnaires, and teacher's checklists are used in this research. The instruments were evaluated by three experts. The results were analyzed by using jamovi statistic software for the quantitative data with a mean and standard deviation of the pretest and posttest scores. The analysis of students’ speaking skills through pretest and posttest using paired sample t-test showed that the sample’s posttest was higher than their pretest scores at 0.01 significance. It indicated that students had received better scores in speaking skills after integrating TikTok with communicative activities in the class. In addition, the analysis of the questionnaire showed that most students showed positive feedback on using TikTok with communicative activities. As the result, integrating TikTok with communicative activities can enhance grade 10 students improve their English-speaking skills.


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