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Vol.10, Issue 1, 2024, pp. 107-132 Full text

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1 Daria Pylypyshyna
2 Albina Palamarchuk

1,2Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University, Vinnytsia, Ukraine 03zjsxj44

Contributor roles:
Conceptualization, Supervision, Writing – original draft: D.P., A.P. (equal);
Data curation, Formal Analysis, Investigation, Visualization: D.P. (lead));
Project Administration, Methodology, A.P. (lead), D.P. (supporting);
Validation A.P. (lead); Writing – review and editing D.P. (lead).

The study investigates the effects of authentic listening-viewing and textbook listening material on ESL university students' listening comprehension skills. The experimental and control groups, that consist of second-year university students, completed pre- and post-tests. The pre-test showed approximately the same level of listening comprehension skills in the experimental and control groups. The result of the post-test does not show a significant impact of authentic listening-viewing material on listening comprehension of the experimental group. Employing the post-questionnaire, that the experimental group filled out, we determined the challenges, such as speakers' tempo and accents. However, students have a positive attitude to such authentic aids. These findings confirm the constant difficulties caused by implementing listening-viewing material and indicate students' positive perception of authentic aids. The study also proves that the regular employment of authentic listening-viewing materials decreases anxiety of the experimental group and improves confidence when working on authentic videos.

Keywords: authentic materials, listening comprehension, authentic listening-viewing materials, adapted materials, anxiety

Article history:
Submitted: 17 February 2024
Reviewed: 02 May 2024
Accepted: 13 May 2024
Published: 22 June 2024

Citation (APA):
Pylypyshyna, D., & Palamarchuk, A. (2024). The Impact of Authentic Listening-Viewing Materials on ESL University Students' Listening Comprehension Skills. English Studies at NBU, 10(1), 107-132.

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