Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)

The Use of Humor in Teaching Listening

Authors
Fithriyah Inda Nur Abida, Rahayu Kuswardani, Oikurema Purwati, Diana Budi Darma, Widyastuti
Corresponding Author
Fithriyah Inda Nur Abida
Available Online 3 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.147How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Humour, teaching listening, pedagogical system
Abstract

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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
3 December 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-285-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.147How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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