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Strategy Knowledge and Perceived Strategy Use: Adult ESL Learners’ Awareness of Listening Strategies
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, Meiho Institute of Technology, Taiwan ; , National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate adult ESL learners’ knowledge and use of English listening strategies, and to learn the relationship between correlated factors in listening comprehension. The subjects are adult learners at Shin-Yi Broadcast Center in southern Taiwan. Through audio-visual media, comprehension strategy instruction was utilized for learners to comprehend oral information. This study revealed the following: (a) What strategies are perceived as useful by the adult learners in English listening class?; (b) Are there any significant differences among the employed strategies between learners who perceived themselves as effective or ineffective?; (c) whether speechmaking techniques and individual presentation and listening skills can lead to the improvement of English listening comprehension for adult learners.

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Hsieh, W.Y. & Su, K.I. (2009). Strategy Knowledge and Perceived Strategy Use: Adult ESL Learners’ Awareness of Listening Strategies. In I. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2283-2287). Charleston, SC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 21, 2019 from .

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