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ERIC Number: EJ1127672
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Aug
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2203-4714
The Effect of Different Modes of English Captioning on EFL Learners' General Listening Comprehension: Full Text vs. Keyword Captions
Behroozizad, Sorayya; Majidi, Sudabeh
Advances in Language and Literary Studies, v6 n4 p115-121 Aug 2015
This study investigated the effect of different modes of English captioning on EFL learners' general listening comprehension. To this end, forty-five intermediate-level learners were selected based on their scores on a standardized English proficiency test (PET) to carry out the study. Then, the selected participants were randomly assigned into two experimental groups (full-captions and keyword-captions) and one control group (no-captions). Research instrumentation included a pre-test and a post-test following an experimental design. Participants took a pre-test and a post-test containing 50 multiple-choice questions (25 questions for pre-test and 25 questions for post-test) selected from a standard listening test PET, and also 15 treatment sessions. The findings showed significant differences among full-captions, keyword-captions, and no-captions in terms of their effect on learners' general listening comprehension. This study provided some pedagogical implications for teaching listening through using different modes of captions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Azerbaijan