Importance Of Listening Skills

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1.1 Rational of the Study I believe that listening is the basic skill in language learning. Learners will never learn to communicate effective without effective listening skills. In fact over 50% of the time that students spend functioning in a second language will be devoted to listening. Despite this, listening is often either overlooked or undervalued. For most of people, being able to claim knowledge of a second language means being to able speak and write in that language. Thus, listening is the ability to accurately receive and interpret message in the communication process. Listening is the key to all effective community, without the ability to listen effectively message are easily misunderstood- communication breaks down and the sender of the massage can easily become frustrated or irritated. Moreover, listening is the important that many students should be provided themselves for their work in the future. This is not surprise when you consider that good listening skills can lead to get more information in classroom and achieve the higher score in class. Actually, listening is not the same as hearing. Hearing refers to the sound that you hear, as you are listening, you need more than that; it requires focus. Listening means paying attention not only to the story but also how it is told, the use of language and voice, and how the persons use their body language. In the other words, it means to be aware of both verbal and non verbal message. Your ability to listen effectively depends on the degree to which you understand these messages. As Rachel Naomi Remen said “ The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attenti... ... middle of paper ... ...n teaching practice. Jones and Cuthrell (2011) discussed how YouTube is an excellent resource for teachers who would like to “check their own understanding and to ensure accuracy” on a variety of subjects or to review other teachers lesson plans that have been posted to the site. CHAPTER 3 RESEARCH METHADOLOGY 3.1 Participants A class of Non-English Major at Phetchabun Rajabhat University will be involved to fit for the purpose of the study. 3.2 Sampling The whole class is required to be participants. 3.3 Research Instrument Research instrument includes per-test and post-test and peer to peer interviewing 3.4 Data Collection Collected the point of pre and post test and record tape while lecture in class. 3.5 Data Analysis Compared the point of pre and post test and triangulation the score. Analyze the video to support the data of the score. -
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