publication . Article . 2013

Enhancing Foreign Language Learning through Listening Strategies Delivered in L1: An Experimental Study

Hitendra Pillay; Hossein Bozorgian;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: International Journal of Instruction (issn: 1694-609X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eskişehir Osmangazi University
Abstract
Listening used in language teaching refers to a complex process that allows us to understand spoken language. The current study, conducted in Iran with an experimental design, investigated the effectiveness of teaching listening strategies delivered in L1 (Persian) and its effect on listening comprehension in L2. Five listening strategies: Guessing, making inferences, identifying topics, repetition, and note-taking were taught over 14 weeks during a semester. Sixty lower intermediate female participants came from two EFL classrooms in an English language institute. The experimental class (n = 30) who listened to their classroom activities performed better (t val...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Listening Comprehension, Listening Strategy Instruction, Foreign Language Learning, Instruction, Learning, Education, L, Special aspects of education, LC8-6691
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