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Mahdavi, Neda; Miri, Mowla – International Journal of Listening, 2019
This study examined the effect of metacognitive process-based and product-based instruction on enhancing listening comprehension and metacognitive awareness. Two classes of high-beginner English as a foreign language learners were randomly assigned to two groups: product-based (n = 30) process-based (n = 30). Both before and after eight…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Metacognition, Listening Comprehension, English (Second Language)
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Roussel, Stéphanie; Gruson, Brigitte; Galan, Jean-Philippe – International Journal of Listening, 2019
This study investigates the impact of a high-level and a low-level process-based L2 comprehension training on L1 French students' listening performances. These students (N = 108) of English, Spanish, and German came from five different classes. After a L2 comprehension pretest, the participants were divided into two experimental groups. During the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Listening Comprehension
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Kang, Tingting; Arvizu, Maria Nelly Gutierrez; Chaipuapae, Panjanit; Lesnov, Roman Olegovich – International Journal of Listening, 2019
This article presents a review of 20 tests designed for assessing the academic English listening skill of second or foreign language learners. The available test information has been systematically condensed in purpose, listening construct, task characteristics, and validity evidence. It was found that most of the tests were developed for…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Language Tests, Listening Comprehension Tests, English (Second Language)
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Aryadoust, Vahid – International Journal of Listening, 2019
This article proposes an integrated cognitive theory of reading and listening that draws on a maximalist account of comprehension and emphasizes the role of bottom-up and top-down processing. The theoretical framework draws on the findings of previous research and integrates them into a coherent and plausible narrative to explain and predict the…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Cognitive Processes, Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension
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Ehrich, John F.; Henderson, Dunstan B. – International Journal of Listening, 2019
A valid metacognitive awareness second language (L2) listening questionnaire is important for both researchers and teachers to facilitate the measurement of language learners' ability to reflect on and direct their L2 learning. However, very few metacognitive awareness questionnaires have been validated, particularly in the area of L2 listening…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning, Questionnaires
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Li, Chen-Hong; Wu, Min-Hua; Lin, Wen-Ling – International Journal of Listening, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of prelistening activities, particularly interactive brainstorming advance organizers that used a "Think-Pair-Share" structure, on the listening comprehension performance of L2 junior high school students. The term advance organizer is defined as a teaching activity that helps build or…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Prior Learning, Brainstorming
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Weger, Harry – International Journal of Listening, 2018
Instructor listening skill is an understudied area in instructional communication research. This study looks at teachers' active empathic listening behavior association with student incivility. Scholars recognize student incivility as a growing problem and have called for research that identifies classroom behaviors that can affect classroom…
Descriptors: Empathy, Listening Skills, Teacher Student Relationship, Age Differences
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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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Li, Chen-Hong; Chen, Cai-Jun; Wu, Meng-Jie; Kuo, Ya-Chu; Tseng, Yun-Ting; Tsai, Shi-Yi; Shih, Hung-Chun – International Journal of Listening, 2017
We examined the effect of cultural familiarity and question-preview types on the listening comprehension of L2 learners. The results showed that the participants who received the full question-preview format scored higher than those receiving either the answer-option preview or question-stem preview, despite a statistically nonsignificant…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Listening Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Cultural Differences
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Janusik, Laura; Imhof, Margarete – International Journal of Listening, 2017
Listening is an integral part of communication, yet more research is conducted on the speaker as opposed to the listener. Previous research established a general schema of listening as a concept-driven behavior with four factors (Imhof & Janusik, 2006). Further testing by Bodie (2010) confirmed the factor structure and reduced the number of…
Descriptors: Listening, Intercultural Communication, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Sebina, Boikanyego; Arua, Arua E. – International Journal of Listening, 2017
The study investigated whether teachers' knowledge and positive perception of listening contribute to its teaching in junior secondary schools in Botswana. Using an observation schedule, data were collected from four schools in the Gaborone, Botswana, area. The main finding of the study is that knowledge of listening does not translate into good…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Secondary School Teachers, Observation
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Ferrari-Bridgers, Franca; Vogel, Rosanne; Lynch, Barbara – International Journal of Listening, 2017
In this article we present the results of two listening assessments conducted in spring 2013 and fall 2013. Our primary goal is of a pedagogical nature and is concerned with the design and the testing of a tool that could measure students' critical listening skill improvement during the span of a semester. A total of N = 370 students participated…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Speech Instruction, Quasiexperimental Design, Undergraduate Students
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Chou, Mu-Hsuan – International Journal of Listening, 2017
In second (L2) or foreign language (FL) learning, learning strategies help learners perform tasks, solve specific problems, and compensate for learning deficits. Of the strategy types, metacognitive strategies manage and regulate the construction of L2 or FL knowledge. Although learning strategies are frequently taught via teacher demonstration,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Listening Comprehension, Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning
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Sims, Ceri M. – International Journal of Listening, 2017
As personality traits can influence important social outcomes, the current research investigated whether the Big-Five had predictive influences on communication competences of active-empathic listening (AEL) and assertiveness. A sample of 245 adults of various ages completed the self-report scales. Both Agreeableness and Openness uniquely…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Empathy, Listening, Individual Characteristics
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Kimura, Harumi – International Journal of Listening, 2017
This study used a self-presentational framework to investigate second language listening anxiety among university students and demonstrated that second language listening involves social concerns that are specific to second language settings. A set of anxiety questionnaires was administered to 1,177 students, and 17 learners provided verbal…
Descriptors: Listening, Anxiety, College Students, Questionnaires
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