Factors that affect students’ listening comprehension from the Modern Languages major in the Basic English courses in the semester I from the Foreign Language Department of the University of El Salvador

Lemus Portillo, Karla Irene and López Fabián, Katia Yanira and Méndez Alas, Cindy Carolina (2017) Factors that affect students’ listening comprehension from the Modern Languages major in the Basic English courses in the semester I from the Foreign Language Department of the University of El Salvador. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El salvador.

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Abstract

Listening is the capacity of listening and understanding what we hear at the same time, Nunan (1997). It means that listening is one of the most important skills when learning a foreign language in order not to misunderstand the message; therefore, listening helps to improve new vocabulary, to get the correct accent and sound. However, beginners who learn a foreign language face with many problematic factors that do not allow them to obtain good listening skill. This is the reason why this research work was carried out. The following study contains a wide description of the factors that affect students’ listening comprehension from the Modern Languages Major in the Basic English courses, the study was carried out at the Foreign Language Department of the University of El Salvador. For this study a mix approach was adopted qualitative and quantitative and a descriptive type of the study was applied. The sample for this research project were three groups of Basic English I students; moreover, three types of instruments were used which are: survey, interview and nonparticipant observation guide. Lastly, the findings of this research project were used as an important source to generate some recommendations that will help students from the Foreign Language Department of the University of El Salvador to improve their performance in listening skill.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Enseñanza del idioma inglés
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Lenguas Modernas: Especialidad en Frances e Inglés
Depositing User: Eduardo David Martínez González
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2017 15:39
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2017 16:15
URI: http://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/14771

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