Bookcover of Listening Comprehension: A Key to the World
Booktitle:

Listening Comprehension: A Key to the World

Developing Listening Comprehension through Scaffolding Interactive Activities

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2012-12-03 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-23935-9

ISBN-10:
3659239356
EAN:
9783659239359
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This work aims at investigating the effectiveness of scaffolding interactive activities in developing English listening comprehension skills of the sixth grade elementary pupils. To fulfill this aim, the present study takes 50 pupils as its subject and divides them equally into two groups- control and experimental. Both groups study the same lessons. To determine which listening skills are included in the English textbooks taught in the sixth grade, a listening skill list is selected and the textbook is analyzed accordingly. A listening comprehension test is then designed and used as a pre/post test. The treatment is designed by the researcher to develop the experimental group skills and taught over 16 classes in 8 weeks (2 per week). Statistical results show statistically-significant differences in the mean scores of the experimental and control groups in the post-test (as a whole) in favor of the latter, and of the experimental in the pre-test and post-test in favor of the post-test. It then becomes possible to conclude that the proposed scaffolding interactive activities are very effective in developing the addressed listening comprehension skills.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Salwa Al-Yami
Number of pages:
232
Published on:
2012-12-03
Stock:
Available
Category:
Pedagogy
Price:
79.00 €
Keywords:
listening comprehension, Vygotsky, Listening skills, instructional effectiveness, program effectiveness, scaffolding (teaching technique), second language instruction, interactive activities, audiovisual aids, internalizing language skills

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