Use Micro-Lectures to Increase Self-efficacy in English Listening



Listening is a bottleneck in English learning and plays a crucial role in improving the overall level of English; however, listening is often considered the most difficult skill for English learners to master. Inability to understand and communicate with others will reduce learners’ self-efficacy. Online micro-lectures are short, flexible, rich in content, and highly targeted, and are specifically suitable for mobile learning. The use of micro-lectures to improve the self-efficacy of English learners can boost their confidence and motivation and thus enhance their listening skills.


Listening skills; Micro-lectures; Self-efficacy

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