Name : Titi Anugrah
Student No. : 0606102020070
Study Program : English Education
Script Title : The Application of Guessing Games in Teaching Speaking
SkiIl to Young Learners
Through this literature study the writer was trying to solve some problem of students' problems in communicating with English. The difficulties faced by the students in speaking can be divided into two kinds of problem, namely, linguistic problems (lack of vocabulary, lack of grammar knowledge, and poor pronunciation) and non- linguistic problems (not confident, shy, nervous, afraid, etc.). The purpose of this scientific work is to explore some theories about teaching speaking skill and to find out the best techniques that can be applied in Elementary School Level, which is the writer trying to propose is games technique especially Guessing Game. Game technique can solve both linguistic and non-linguistic problems. Guessing games is believed can give the positive effect and joyful learning to the students in developing their speaking skill. Guessing games can also give more opportunities to students to make turns in speaking during the times allocated. The method used in this study is library research. The data is extracted from various resources and it is processed and described in a descriptive way. Based on the research findings and experts' statements, it is found that Guessing Games is an effective technique to enhance the students' speaking skill. This study is expected to be useful for other English teachers.