Utilizing Balabolka to Enhance Teaching Listening
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Many Studies in language learning have indicated that listening becomes one of neglected literacy skill in learning English. This happen because it is the most difficult skill to teach. The purpose of the present article is to define the use of Balabolka as a current media which could help teacher in teaching listening in the classroom. Balabolka is one of an application that can be downloaded from internet, this program uses various versions of Microsoft Speech API (SAPI), it allows to alter voice's parameters including rate an pitch. The user can apply special substitution list to improve the quality of the voice's articulation. When an audio file is played with players on a computer or on modern digital audio players, the text is displayed synchronously (at the same way, as lyrics for songs). By utilizing this media, it can facilitate teachers to be creative in designing their teaching listening materials.
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TY - CONF AU - Mike AMELIA PY - 2017/05 DA - 2017/05 TI - Utilizing Balabolka to Enhance Teaching Listening BT - Proceedings of the Fifth International Seminar on English Language and Teaching (ISELT 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 40 EP - 43 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iselt-17.2017.7 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iselt-17.2017.7 ID - AMELIA2017/05 ER -