The Implementation of Assessment in Listening Skill at SMKN 1 Kediri

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Dwi Cahya Indra Saputra
Dewi Kencanawati
Rika Riwayatiningsih


Listening comprehension is a fundamental aspect of language learning, yet many students face challenges in developing proficiency in this skill. The background of this research is based on the researcher's observations and experiences. This study aims to answer the questions: 1) How is the implementation of assessment in listening skills at SMKN 1 Kediri? 2) What problems faced by teacher when they apply assessment at SMKN 1 Kediri? 3) What are strategies that used by teacher to solve the problem while doing assessment in listening at SMKN 1 Kediri? The researcher used observation, interviews, and documentation as research instruments. The researcher conducted interviews with teachers and collected answer sheets from eleventh-grade students. In this study, students were provided with listening audio and asked to rewrite their answers accordingly. Triangulation was employed in data collection procedures, ensuring that participants were presented with hypotheses and given opportunities for practice during classroom evaluations. The results revealed an improvement in students' listening scores, indicating the effectiveness of the implemented assessment strategies. Furthermore, qualitative analysis of students’ feedback and interviews provided valuable insights into the students' perceptions of the assessment methods and their impact on their listening skill development.

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Dwi Cahya Indra Saputra, Dewi Kencanawati, & Rika Riwayatiningsih. (2023). The Implementation of Assessment in Listening Skill at SMKN 1 Kediri. ELTT, 9(1), 84–91. Retrieved from


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