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Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2019, Vol. 10(3) 54-77

The effect of  adopting  some medium  esl-lab.com episodes on developing listening  comprehension skills of  English major university students

Abeer Abuıyada

pp. 54 - 77   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1906-25-0003.R1

Published online: September 30, 2019  |   Number of Views: 4  |  Number of Download: 16


Abstract

This study investigates the effect of adopting some esl-lab.com episodes on developing listening comprehension of the third year  English major  students at l-Azhar University- Gaza .

The researcher uses one major tool which is the listening achievement test. A list of the most important listening micro skills was established, and then the researcher chooses four listening comprehension micro skills to build the test depending on the way medium esl-lab.com presents the listening exercises and the university listening course description. Then the test was delivered to  a  number of juries from different universities to assure  it's validity and suitability to the four chosen sub skills.

The study sample was a  48 female students studying listening and speaking course during  the second semester of the academic year 2010-2011. The study sample was divided into the experimental group(24) and the control group(24) who was pretested before the implementation of  medium ESL episodes. The experimental group proceed the experiment in the university lab to  practice  medium ESL episodes via direct internet access to esl-lab.com website,while the control group proceeds the experiment in class to practice the same medium esl-lab.com episodes via an ordinary  way  of teaching .  The experiment lasts for eight weeks , then a post test was applied to see how much students get improved. The results were statistically analyzed.

The  study  findings  revealed  that  there  were  significant  differences in  listening  comprehension  achievement  for  the  favor  of  the  post  test  results  due  to  online practice on medium  esl-lab.com episodes. Findings  also  revealed  that  online medium esl-lab.com episodes have large effect on students' achievement. Based on the above findings the researcher presents a number of recommendations and suggestions for university system, English language department, teachers and English majors as well.

Keywords: Developing-Listening-Skill


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Abuiyada, A. (2019). The effect of  adopting  some medium  esl-lab.com episodes on developing listening  comprehension skills of  English major university students . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 10(3), 54-77.

Harvard
Abuiyada, A. (2019). The effect of  adopting  some medium  esl-lab.com episodes on developing listening  comprehension skills of  English major university students . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 10(3), pp. 54-77.

Chicago 16th edition
Abuiyada, Abeer (2019). "The effect of  adopting  some medium  esl-lab.com episodes on developing listening  comprehension skills of  English major university students ". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 10 (3):54-77.

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