A Study of Video Effects on English Listening Comprehension

Chan CHEN, Lei WANG, Lena XU

Abstract


Video recourses are more and more frequently used in foreign language teaching, especially in the teaching of listening. However, it is still rarely used in listening test. The effect of video on listening comprehension hasn’t been fully studied. The current study intends to examine the effects of two different presentation modes (audio and video) on L2 listening comprehension based on a test to sophomores from English major of four classes with various listening materials and different forms of answer questions. It is found that if the multimedia materials are well designed, the audio+video mode is more favorable to listening comprehension.


Keywords


Multimedia; Video; Listening comprehension; Presentation modes

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2F4348

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