The use of strategies in the development of the listening comprehension skill in intensive intermediate English i students at the Foreign Language Department.

Cortez Barrera, Cindy Mariela del Transito and Sorto Henríquez, Celina del Carmen and Velásquez de Paz, Rohde Merab (2015) The use of strategies in the development of the listening comprehension skill in intensive intermediate English i students at the Foreign Language Department. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El Salvador.

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Abstract

The purpose of this project is to identify the different strategies used by students who are coursing Intensive Intermediate English I to develop the listening comprehension skill. The process of developing listening comprehension is even more complicated in intermediate levels. At this level, the students begin to bein touch with English as a foreign language. The students’ vocabulary is limited to get a complete comprehension while they are listening. For this reason, the students begin creating and applying their own strategies and also learning new ones from their classmates, teachers, and so on with the purpose of achieving a good comprehension in listening. Learning a second language has become an important part of our society because it is the medium by which people have new opportunities to incorporate to society as professionals. Nowadays, English is one of the most widely used languages around the world, and people learn English for educational, economic, or personal progress. Many students try to do their best to learn English as a second language in order to get new opportunities that permit them to improve their lifestyle and become better professionals. As well as learning English as a second language has its benefits, it also has its obstacles. In this way, when students learn a language, they also learn a different culture; it means different accents, intonation, and other suprasegmentals of the language. These elements can be seen as difficulties for the learning and acquisition of a second language. So, it is necessary to study those difficulties to know how they will be overcome.

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 Idioma Inglés Opción Enseñanza
Depositing User: Eduardo David Martínez González
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2016 14:55
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2016 15:11
URI: http://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/8645

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