Using Authentic Materials to Improve Listening Comprehension in Esl Classroom

Maftuh, Moh. Farid and Mudofir, Imam and Aziz, Muhyiddin and Maaliah, Eda and Fitriana, Nafik (2021) Using Authentic Materials to Improve Listening Comprehension in Esl Classroom. In: ICONEBS 2020, November 4-5, 2020, Madiun, Indonesia.

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This research purposes is, to identify and prove whether the implementation of authentic material was able to improve the students’ listening skills. The research method used in this study was a classroom action research (CAR). It was performed in two cycles at the ESL Classroom especially in the intermediate listening class. The procedures in every cycle included planning, implementing, observing, and reflecting. Qualitative data was collected by using observation, interview, and questionnaire. Analysing data by comparing the mean score of pre-test and post-test was as a quantitative data. The research findings prove that authentic materials improve the students’ listening skill. It was demonstrated by the improvement of students’ mean score. The mean score of pre-test was 58, 38. It improved to 70.15 in first post-test and improved up to 82,82 in second post-test. The improvements of students’ listening comprehension are: 1) the students could locate and determine the general information (central idea), 2) the students could discover the detail information, 3) the students could find the implicit information, 4) the students could find the purpose, and 5) the students were able to make inference. In order to get maximum achievement of students listening comprehension, the lecturer ought to apply authentic material as an interesting teaching media which will seize students’ attention to participate in listening comprehension.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: listening comprehension authentic materials esl learner car
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 17 May 2021 08:24
Last Modified: 17 May 2021 08:24

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