MOBILE AUDIOBOOKS, LISTENING COMPREHENSION AND EFL COLLEGE STUDENTS

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https://doi.org/10.29121/granthaalayah.v9.i4.2021.3868

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EFL Students, Mobile Listening, Mobile Audiobooks, Listening Comprehension Skills, Oral Discourse, Oral Skill Development

Abstract

This article proposes the integration of mobile () to develop EFL college students' listening comprehension skills. It aims to show the following: (i) The advantages of integrating in listening instruction; (ii) sources of ; (iii) how to search for ; (iv) criteria for selecting ; (v) examples of ; (vi) listening comprehension skills and literary appreciation skills that can be developed through supplementary ; (vii) phases of teaching and learning with and types of tasks that can be used with MAB; (viii) evaluation and assessment; (ix) the effect of on listening comprehension skill improvement and attitudes as perceived by the students; and (x) recommendations for the effective use of .

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Author Biography

Reima Al-Jarf, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Reima Al-Jarf

Reima Al-Jarf is professor of ESL, ESP, and translation. She has 700 publications and conference presentations in 70 countries. Some of her articles are published in Web of Science and Scopus-indexed journals. She reviews Ph.D. theses, promotion works, conference and grant proposals, and articles for numerous peer-reviewed international journals including some Web of Science and Scopus-indexed journals. She won 3 Excellence in Teaching Awards, and the Best Faculty Website Award at her university. Her areas of interest are: Foreign language teaching and learning, technology integration in education and translation studies.

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Published

2021-05-07

How to Cite

Al-Jarf, R. (2021). MOBILE AUDIOBOOKS, LISTENING COMPREHENSION AND EFL COLLEGE STUDENTS. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 9(4), 410–423. https://doi.org/10.29121/granthaalayah.v9.i4.2021.3868