Students’ Linguistic Difficulties in Listening Courses at English as Foreign Language
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- Phrases: Linguistic Difficulties, Listening, English as Foreign Language
This article is part of the writer’s research on students’ problems pertaining to the listening skill. The research was to reveal the problems of students who had attended Listening courses at English Department of IAIN Bukittinggi. Although the students had taken three listening classes: Listening 1, Listening 2 and Listening 3, their listening skill was still low. The researcher took twenty percent of the four classes by using random sampling technique, so, total of the respondents were 25 students. The data were taken through questionnaires. The questionnaires were adapted from Hamouda’s. The research was carried out by using descriptive quantitative research design. In this article the writer specifically discusses the problems pertaining to the linguistic features that the students encountered in the Listening courses. Related to the linguistic features, there are eight statements that the students need to respond. The finding reveals that around 50 percent of the students encounter problem for each statement. Therefore, the result of this study hopefully can be a consideration for the lecturers to use the appropriate teaching technique in teaching Listening courses or those who are interested in this field.
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TY - CONF AU - Eliza Eliza AU - M Zaim AU - Refnaldi Refnaldi PY - 2019/02 DA - 2019/02 TI - Students’ Linguistic Difficulties in Listening Courses at English as Foreign Language BT - Proceedings of the Sixth of International Conference on English Language and Teaching (ICOELT 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 234 EP - 240 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoelt-18.2019.34 DO - 10.2991/icoelt-18.2019.34 ID - Eliza2019/02 ER -