AN ANALYSIS OF STUDENTS’ EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE MANAGEMENT IN SPEAKING ENGLISH
This research aimed to to describe the student’s emotion in speaking English and to describe the students’ emotional intelligence management in speaking English at the State Senior High School (SMAN) 1 Soppeng. This research used qualitative descriptive method. Observation and interviewing were employed on 64 students of year 11 class MIA and IIS. Data were collected through speaking test, observation checklist, and interview. The data were analysed using interactive model contained 3 sub interrelated processes namely were data reduction techniques, data presentation, drawing conclusion, and verification. The research result indicated that students experienced positive and negative emotions. In positive emotion is Happy, the indicator of positive emotion is Smile while in negative emotions the students experienced nervous, afraid, worried, anxiety, shy, confused, and lack of confidence, and difficult to express words or sentences. In the student’s emotion management covers how emotional intelligence handles positive and negative emotions. The student manages his positive emotion by relaxation while in managing their negative emotions, they used relaxation, Positive reinterpretation & growth, and acceptance. In emotion management, there are three from the five aspects of emotional intelligence competencies used by students when speaking English which covered in students’ emotional intelligence. The students’ emotional intelligence are self-awareness, self-regulation, and motivation.
Emotional Intelligence Management, Speaking English