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The Effect of Convergence for Pronunciation and Listening Activities on Listening Ability and Learning Interests
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The Effect of Convergence for Pronunciation and Listening Activities on Listening Ability and Learning Interests
Shin, Myeong-Hee;
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 Abstract
The English language listening environment in Korea nowadays is situated in a quiet and artificial state rather than one of natural exposure. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of convergence for pronunciation and listening activities using English advertisements. A survey sample of 40 students was chosen for this study. These 40 students successfully answered the questionnaire and took a 3 hour English course as an elective. Pre and post surveys tests were done for listening ability and learning interests. For the listening tests, TOEIC L.C. test were used and survey questions about interests made by Sunhee Park were revised to be proper used. The results of this study show a positive impact on TOEIC listening ability and that students are able to listen and naturally pronounce more successfully through convergence using English advertisements with higher learning motivation.
 Keywords
Natural exposed environment;Convergence for pronunciation and listening activities;English advertisements;listening ability;Learning interests;
 Language
Korean
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