This research is about "The Use of Short English Folklore through Storytelling in Teaching Speaking". It is a descriptive qualitative research which was held at of SMPN 8 Banda Aceh. The purposes of this study were to describe how the teacher used short English folklore through in teaching speaking, and also to know what were the student's responses after they are taught speaking by the teacher using short English folklore through storytelling. To achieve the objectives 3of the study, the researcher conducted a descriptive qualitative research. The population of this research was the third year students of SMPN 8 Banda Aceh, and the sample was students in class IX,1. In collecting the data, the researcher used some instruments such as observation item and questionnaire item. The obtained data were presented in words explaining about the process of learning English using short English folklore. In doing observation, the researcher observed the classroom situation while teacher teaching English by using short English folklore in speaking class. Furthemore, the questionnaire was analyzed by using Percentage formula The result showed that using short English folklore made students motivated in learning speaking and it was also one of the interesting ways for students in developing their speaking skill.