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ERIC Number: EJ1207740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Dec
Pages: 17
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ISSN: ISSN-1823-7797
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The Effect of Using GET on Iranian Intermediate EFL Learners' Pronunciation and Motivation
Ghoorchaei, Behrooz; Rahmani, Masoomeh
Asian Journal of University Education, v14 n2 Dec 2018
Pronunciation has always been one of the most difficult parts of language learning. Since Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) seeks to make language learning easier, it can be found quite effective and helpful in teaching and learning pronunciation. So the present study aims at investigating the effect of using General English Training software (GET) on Iranian intermediate EFL learners' pronunciation and motivation. Thirty male students from two classes participated in the present study. They were studying English at Soroush Language Institute, Tehran, Iran in 2017. The range of their age was from 12 to 15 years old. The instruments employed in the study included: Students' motivation questionnaire (Vaezi, 2008) and a picture description task given as the pretest and posttest. The findings showed that using GET Software has a significant and positive effect on EFL learners' pronunciation and motivation. The results of the present study has implications on EFL teachers, materials developers and teacher educators.
UiTM Press. Asian Centre for Research on University Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Education, Penerbit UiTM, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Bangunan Fakulti Pengurusan Hotel dan Pelancongan, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. Web site: https://education.uitm.edu.my/ajue/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran
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