The Use of Humor in Teaching Listening
- 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.147How to use a DOI?
- Humour, teaching listening, pedagogical system
Humour is an effective teaching tool as it can encourage an atmosphere of openness, enlarge students’ diverse thinking, and develop their retention of the presented materials. Most importantly humor has been a part of our pedagogical system. Humor is applied to teach languages concerning the major skills reading, writing, listening, and speaking. This paper takes up the concept of the application of humour in teaching English Listening. The purpose of this study was to show that humorous materials bring a lot of positive impacts to the students. They learn more effectively, improve the learning process, and help retention and recalling voices in the listening process. The experimental group and control group used to investigate the potential benefits of using humour in listening class. The results showed that the exposure to humorous activities in the classroom tends to improve the student’s comprehension of the most difficult assignments in their listening book.
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TY - CONF AU - Fithriyah Inda Nur Abida AU - Rahayu Kuswardani AU - Oikurema Purwati AU - Diana Budi Darma AU - Widyastuti PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/03 TI - The Use of Humor in Teaching Listening BT - Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 882 EP - 885 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.147 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.147 ID - Abida2020 ER -