Effective oral communication is needed especially in the teaching and learning process because it can determine the success of teaching and learning process. In order to reach effective oral communication, teachers should know the characteristic and the fluency level of the learners? language. This is important in order to prevent the teachers from the use of language which is not understandable by the learners. This study is conducted in order to find out the characteristics of the learners? language used during the teaching and learning process in terms of its role, content, and representation. In addition, this study also tries to find out the proficiency level of learners? language. From the analyzed data, it is found that the learners actively participate in the teaching and learning process by producing and expressing messages in simple sentences. Moreover, it is also found that the level of learners? language proficiency is categorized into intermediate proficiency.
Oral Communication, Characteristic of Language, Language Proficiency