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ERIC Number: EJ1149628
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2202-9478
Impacts of Captioned Movies on Listening Comprehension
Janfaza, Abusaied; Jelyani, Saghar Javidi; Soori, Afshin
International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, v2 n2 p80-84 Apr 2014
With the advent of technology, the implication of authentic multimedia-based teaching materials are using widely in language classrooms. Technology can be in service of teaching different skills such as listening, reading, speaking and writing. Among these skills listening comprehension is a skill in which the learners have problems to master. Regarding this issue, utilizing captions for the education purposes has been a good motivation for conducting some research on the effects of captions of listening skills. However, it seems that there is a gap in the literature whether to use captioned movies in the classroom and whether they are effective in improving listening comprehension. Many studies have been conducted on this issue. However, their findings are conclusive. While some studies refer to the effectiveness of using captions, others revel that they are not so effective for improving the learner's language skills. Hence, the present study is a review of the effects of captioned movies on the improvement of listening skill. In this case, the findings of this study can clarify the role of using captioned movies in improving the listening skill.
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Language: English
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