Effectiveness of using ludic activities to enhance students’ speaking skills

Palabras clave: effectiveness, ludic activities, speaking skills


This study aims to find out the effectiveness of using ludic activities to develop English-speaking skills. Speaking is vital for interaction and for communicating messages. Based on some researchers’ experience, speaking is the most challenging skill to develop in the English language teaching-learning process. For that reason, this research was conducted to solve the problem in students' speaking skills thus they can better communicate their thoughts or ideas. Moreover, the research participants were seventeen students from the second year. This study used an action research method by collecting quantitative data that was analyzed to provide a background on the topic under study. The findings reveal that there was a significant improvement in the student’s scores since students gather 4.56 points on the pretest and 8.12 points on the posttest, this demonstrates the effectiveness of using ludic activities to improve students’ speaking skills. To sum up, ludic activities enhance students speaking skills in an efficient way. Because of this, students practice the speaking components which help them to speak clearly. This study provides more information for future research about the incorporation of ludic activities to improve students’ speaking skills.


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Saavedra Ortiz, N. E., Rivera Berru, M. K., & Cango Patiño, A. E. (2023). Effectiveness of using ludic activities to enhance students’ speaking skills. Ciencia Latina Revista Científica Multidisciplinar, 7(1), 9178-9190. https://doi.org/10.37811/cl_rcm.v7i1.5113