The Effect of Video-Based Tasks in Listening Comprehension of Iranian Pre-intermediate EFL Learners

  • Abdullah Sarani University of Sistan and Baluchestan
  • Esmail Zare Behtash Chabahar Maritime University
  • Saieed Moslemi Nezhad Arani University of Sistan and Baluchestan
Keywords: task, Task-based Language Learning (TBLL), listening comprehension, motivation, video-based tasks

Abstract

This study aims at finding the effect of video-based tasks in improving the listening comprehension ability of Iranian pre-intermediate EFL (English Foreign Language) learners. After determining the level of learners, an experimental and control group, each of 20 participants, were nominated to contribute to the study. From the time the pre-test was administered to each group, the experimental group was taught by a course of instruction based on video tasks for teaching listening comprehension. The control group was directed by a course of instruction only based on audio materials. Paired Samples T-test computation was utilized by SPSS software to calculate the level of significant difference in pre- and post-tests. Results show that teaching listening on the basis of video-based tasks has a significant effect on learners’ listening comprehension in realizing and understanding the authentic language more effectively.

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Published
2014-06-27
How to Cite
Sarani, A., Behtash, E. Z., & Nezhad Arani, S. M. (2014). The Effect of Video-Based Tasks in Listening Comprehension of Iranian Pre-intermediate EFL Learners. GiST Education and Learning Research Journal, (8 Jan -Jun), 29-47. https://doi.org/10.26817/16925777.112