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Kök, Izzettin – International Journal of Listening, 2018
This study explores the relationship between students' listening comprehension strategy use and their listening comprehension proficiency with regard to the group, level, and degree of strategy use. Forty-four university students of an English Language teaching department comprised the study population. Three listening comprehension tests were…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, College Students, Listening Skills, Correlation
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Atas, Ufuk – TESL-EJ, 2018
This paper presents an empirical study that investigates the role of vocabulary knowledge in listening comprehension with 33 advanced Turkish learners of English as a foreign language. The Vocabulary Levels Test (Schmitt, Schmitt & Clapham, 2001) is used to measure the vocabulary knowledge of the participants and a standardized listening test…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Listening Comprehension
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Karakus Taysi, Esra – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Since listening is a multi-dimensional skill that involves many factors, it is very difficult to identify variables that affect the process. In the current study, it is aimed to determine whether anxiety and attitude are thought to be among the factors affecting listening affect listening comprehension process. To this end, the study employed the…
Descriptors: Listening, Anxiety, Student Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Wolf, M. C.; Muijselaar, M. M. L.; Boonstra, A. M.; de Bree, E. H. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
This study aimed to increase our understanding on the relationship between reading and listening comprehension. Both in comprehension theory and in educational practice, reading and listening comprehension are often seen as interchangeable, overlooking modality-specific aspects of them separately. Three questions were addressed. First, it was…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension, Reading Skills, Listening Skills
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Li, Yang; Zhang, Xian – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée, 2019
The current study investigates how second language (L2) listening comprehension is associated with three dimensions of L2 vocabulary knowledge: size, depth, and fluency. Vocabulary knowledge tests administered to 290 participants measured L2 auditory vocabulary size, depth, and fluency. Afterward, participants took an International English…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Listening Comprehension, Correlation, Vocabulary Development
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Gottardo, Alexandra; Mirza, Amna; Koh, Poh Wee; Ferreira, Aline; Javier, Christine – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2018
As posited by the simple view of reading, listening comprehension and decoding are necessary for reading comprehension. Thus, the present study examined subcomponents of listening comprehension (i.e., vocabulary, morphology, and syntax) and their contributions to reading comprehension. The novel aspect of this study is that rather than examining…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Vocabulary, Morphology (Languages), Reading Comprehension
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Collins, Belva C.; Browder, Diane M.; Haughney, Kathryn L.; Allison, Caryn; Fallon, Kathy – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2019
In this study, a computer-aided listening comprehension intervention package supported both listening comprehension and communication goals for three students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID). The package consisted of systematic instruction (i.e., system of least prompts [SLP] procedure) to teach listening…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Listening Comprehension, Intervention, Autism
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Abu Rabia, Salim – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2019
The goal of the present study was to investigate the effect of short Arabic vowels on listening comprehension. It is well documented that short vowels affect reading and reading comprehension in Arabic literacy. Since reading comprehension and listening comprehension share many commonalities, it is assumed that short vowels will positively affect…
Descriptors: Vowels, Semitic Languages, Listening Comprehension, Short Term Memory
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Cao, Zhaowen; Lin, Yuewu – English Language Teaching, 2020
Metacognitive strategies concerning general skills, through which learners manage, direct, regulate and guide their learning. For several decades, researchers have recognized the importance of Metacognitive strategy use for successful English listening comprehension. Most of the previous studies of metacognitive strategies use in China have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Listening Comprehension
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Ramli; Mukminatien, Nur; Saukah, Ali; Prayogo, Johannes Ananto – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study investigated the contribution of word recognition from speech (WRS), syntactic knowledge, metacognitive awareness, self-efficacy to L2 listening comprehension among 92 students in English department, UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang Indonesia. This study applied Multiple Regression. The instruments consisted of tests and questionnaires.…
Descriptors: Word Recognition, Speech, Syntax, Metacognition
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Babayigit, Ozgur – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
The aim of this research is to investigate ability of sixth grade students' comprehension of the listened story text. The research is the survey type of quantitative research methods. The population of the study consisted of the sixth grade students of the middle schools in the city center of Yozgat, Turkey in the 2018-2019 academic years. A…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Grade 6, Middle School Students, Foreign Countries
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Babayigit, Selma; Shapiro, Laura – Journal of Research in Reading, 2020
Aims: The primary aim of this study is to augment our understanding of the component skills that underpin second-language learners' text comprehension by examining the direct and indirect roles of vocabulary knowledge and grammatical skills in second-language learners' listening and reading comprehension. Methods: Our sample included 134 learners…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Grammar, Vocabulary Development
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Sadatmir, Seyedehsima; Nimehchisalem, Vahid; Abdullah, Ain Nazdimah – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
According to the literature, listening comprehension problems mostly relate to the shortage of learners' metacognition in listening. Through reviewing the developed instruments on listening comprehension problems and metacognitive listening strategy use, some shortcomings can be detected in available instruments. This paper adapts the previous…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Anderssen, Kate-Lyn; Kritzinger, Alta; Pottas, Lidia – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: Studies indicate that difficulties English second language (ESL) learners experience in the classroom may not be attributed to only listening comprehension of the language of learning and teaching (LoLT). ESL learners' performance-related difficulties may increase when linguistic complexity is added to auditory comprehension tasks.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Grade 1
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Keskin, H. Kagan; Ari, Gökhan; Bastug, Muhammet – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This study aims to determine how listening comprehension levels of students are affected by listening to prosodic and non-prosodic readings vocalized by a computer and human. Third-grade students of four different classes at a primary school were randomly selected in a city center in the Western Black Sea Region of Turkey to participate in the…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Foreign Countries
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