publication . Article . 2017

Fostering EFL Learners’ Reading Comprehension: Animation Film Technique

Massoud Tajadini; Asefeh Torabian;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2017 Journal: Advances in Language and Literary Studies (issn: 2203-4714, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
Abstract
<jats:p>The current study investigated the effect of implementing animation films on developing reading comprehension texts among EFL learners of a language institute in Kerman. For this purpose, two groups of pre-intermediate EFL learners were chosen (30 participants in each group). After three months of instruction, twice a week, 2story books named the "Good Dinosaur" and "Little Prince" including totally 20 chapters in both groups and animation films including 60 minutes divided into 6 to 7 minutes in each session in experimental group were presented. To estimate the primary knowledge of the subjects, a pretest was taken from both groups and after the experim...
Subjects
free text keywords: Animation film, reading comprehension, EFL learners, Language and Literature, P, Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar, P101-410, Second language instruction, Psychology, Reading comprehension, English second language, Statistical analysis, Teaching method, Animation, Linguistics
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