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The objective of the study was to find out whether or not Dictogloss is effective in improving students’ listening achievement to the tenth grade students of SMA N 3 Palembang. The method of the study was quasi – experimental design, non – equivalent control group design. The sample of this study was 40 students which was selected from class X Mipa 2 to be sample. The data were collected by using listening test which consisted of 50 questions. In analyzing the data, paired sample t-test and independent sample t-test were used. Based on the results of statistical analyses, it was found that t-obtained was 8.437, which was 0.05 of the level significance with the degree of freedom (df) 19 with the critical value of  t-table 2.0930. so it can be concluded that the alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and the null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected, because t-obtained( -8.437) higher than t-table (2.0930) and significance level P (.000) was lower than α (0.05). it mean that there was significance difference between the tenth grade students of SMA N 3 Palembang who were taught through Dictogloss and those who were not. It also indicated that Dictogloss could improve the students’ listening achievement of tenth grade students of SMA N 3 Palembang. 

Key words : Improving, listening, and dictogloss.

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