Using Youtube Video Clips of Different Themes To Enhance Students' Listening Skill in an Emi Class

Tran Thien Quynh Tran(1*)

(1) Can Tho University of Technology
(*) Corresponding Author


These days, ICT (Information Communication Technology) tools have been increasingly applied in an EFL (English as a foreign language) class. In a class with students of mixed-ability level, the use of additional materials like ICT tools would be useful to boost students’ motivation. This study aimed to examine the effect of You Tube video clips of different themes on students’ listening ability in an EMI (English as Medium of Instruction) class. The treatment was 7 You Tube video clips of different themes added to the course instruction. A pretest-posttest one group design was conducted and students’ evaluation questionnaires were delivered to 31 students. The results showed that students had significant improvement in the post-test results and they also had positive attitude towards the use of You Tube video clips. Additionally, the students seemed to enjoy the clips of novel and humorous topics and they suggested more applications of video clips in the classroom for the next course. Implications were provided for further practices with video clip instruction in the future


You Tube Video Clips, EFL learning, Students’ Attitude, Listening Skill, Students’ English Proficiency

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