• Suad Vandana Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Ubaidatur Rahmah Khodijah A Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Mochammad Ulin Nuha Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Nafa Nabila Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
Keywords: self monitoring, students, speaking erorr, psycholinguistics, English class


In speaking pronunciation mistakes often occur among students. The lack of students' ability in language is due
to a lack of word processing skills which causes difficulties in pronouncing the sentence correctly and correctly.
Usually a student justifies their language sentence who is wrong in still speaking. Sometimes a student also
experiences learning barriers which are caused by a lack of functioning to make the brain unable to accept
properly.The researchers saw the students who read their recount text in front of the class. Then we analyze one
by one what they had read and replaced it by themselves. After that the researchers make a note when there are
some error pronunciation about what they had read. Because when they had error pronunciation, the researchers
are ready to make a note. Because the error pronunciation would be the data of the article. The last, researchers
will summarize the data which has been collected. From 13 students which doing self monitoring are only 3
students who make mistakes and do self-monitoring like shown in the table below and 10 students doing
conversation correctly without mistakes. From this phenomena we can see that the 5th semester students of English
department of Nahdlatul Ulama Universitie mostly can do conversation correctly and they are not in the
unsuccessfully condition of producing language when they presentation about recount text of their holiday
experience. So, this research concludes that self correction or self monitoring seldom to be used in the english
class of S1 English education department.