The Importance Of Authentic Materials In Developing Appropriate And Effective Listening Skills

Fithriyah Fithriyah

Abstract


There has been a growing interest in using authentic materials for the teaching of listening. In order for learners to acquire the target language, teachers need to present the real listening situation of the language. Although authentic materials have positive impact for learners and teachers, they may give difficulties for listeners to catch and understand the text. Thus, some considerations should be taken in order to develop appropriate and effective listening skills.

Keywords


Authentic materials

Full Text:

PDF

References


Andrews, R. (2001). Teaching and learning English: A guide to recent research and its application. London: Continuum.

Berardo, S.A.(2006). The use of authentic materials in the teaching of reading. ELT Journal, 6(2), 60-69.

Celce-Murcia, M., & Olshtain, E. (2000). Discourse and context in language teaching: A guide for language teachers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Crystal, D. (1999). The penguin dictionary of language(2nd Ed.) London: Penguin Group

Field, J. (1998). Skills and strategies: towards a new methodology for listening. ELT Journal, 52(2), 110-118.

Guariento, W., & Morley, J. (2001). Text and task authenticity in the EFL classroom. ELT Journal, 55(4), 347-353.

Harmer, J.( 2002). The practice of English language teaching. Harlow: Longman.

Hinkel, E. (2006). Current perspectives on teaching the four skills. TESOL Quarterly, 40(1), 109-130.

Hoven, D. (1999). A model for listening and viewing comprehension in multimedia environments. Language Learning and Technology, 3(1), 88-103.

Joiner,E. G., Adkins, P. B.,& Eykyn, L.B. (1989: 429). Skimming and scanning with champs-elysees: Using authentic materials to improve foreign language listening. The French Review, 62(3), 427-435

Kilickaya, F. (2004).Authentic materials and cultural content in EFL classroom. The Internet TESL Journal, 10(7), Retrieved April 21, 2009, from http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Kilickaya-AutenticMaterial.html

Kramsch, C. (1993). Context and culture in language teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lynch, T. (2005). Listening: Question of level. In R.B. Kaplan, W. Grabe., M. Swain., & G.R. Tucker (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics (pp. 39-48). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Miller, L. (2003). Developing listening skills with authentic materials. ESL Magazine, 6(2), 16-18.

Mishan, F. (2005). Designing authenticity into language learning materials. Bristol: Intellect Books.

Morrison, B. (1989). Using news broadcast for authentic listening comprehension. ELT Journal, 43(1), 14-18.

Nuttall, C. (1996). Teaching reading skills in a foreign language. Oxford: Heinemann

Peacock, M. (1997). The effect of authentic materials on the motivation of EFL learners. ELT Journal, 51(2), 144-156.

Porter, D., & Roberts, J. (1981). Authentic listening activities. ELT Journal, 36(1), 37-47.

Ridgway, T. (2000). Listening strategies: I beg your pardon?. ELT Journal, 54 (2), 179-185.

Tomlinson, B. (1999). Glossary of basic terms for materials development in language teaching. In B. Tomlinson (Eds.), Materials development in language teaching (pp. viii-xiv). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Vandergrift, L. (1999). Facilitating second language listening comprehension: acquiring successful strategies. ELT Journal, 53(3), 168-176.

Wallace, C. (1992). Reading. Oxford: O.U.P


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2015 Jurnal Ilmiah Pionir



Indexed By:

 ​​ ​