Using Video Clips To Enhance First Year Non-English Major Students’ Participation In Pre-Listening Stage

Tran Thi Thanh Tram


Listening is considered to be the most difficult and necessary skill in the language learning to communicate in the real life and how to improve this skill is a big question to students who learn a foreign language. The research entitled Using Video Clips To Enhance First Year Non - English Major Students’ Participation In Pre-Listening Stage was conducted in an attempt to provide teachers with a deep, comprehensible attitude towards listening skills. This research aims at investigating and applying language knowledge to motivate students to learn listening. In this research, I discuss the background information about students using video clips to learn listening, especially at pre-listening stage. Their application of language learning listening skill is performed. The definition of listening stages, their background information and video clips for pre-listening are also dealt with. According to the results of data analysis of the survey questionnaire and interview, I found that using video clips in the pre-listening motivates students to learn easily listening better. Besides, the background information is also activated in all stages of listening process. Basing on the documentary, the literature review and the results of data analysis of the survey questionnaire and interviews, I present some suggestions on improvements of teaching and learning the pre-listening stage in listening skill.


video clips, pre-listening, Dong Nai Technology University

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