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Houshang Yazdani ghareaghaj

Houshang Yazdani ghareaghaj

Academic rank: Associate Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3628-1046
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 55311881700
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Faculty: Literature and Languages
Address: Arak University
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Research

Title
Facilitating Textually Assisted Listening Comprehension
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
Visual aids, audio materials, presentation order, textual support, listening comprehension
Year
2012
Journal International Journal of Language Learning and Applied Linguistics World
DOI
Researchers samad sajjadi ، Houshang Yazdani ghareaghaj ، Majid Ahmadi ، Houshang Yazdani ghareaghaj ، Ataollah Maleki

Abstract

The impact of written texts, as a form of visual support, on foreign language learners' listening comprehension has received special attention in recent years. This study investigated the role of written texts as a form of support in comprehending audio materials. The main objective was to examine the effect of texts on audio-based listening. A linguistically homogeneous groups of second language learners listened to audio texts under different conditions of (1) texts before listening to audio materials (2) texts during listening to audio materials and (3) text-free listening. According to results, from pair-wise comparisons, listeners' scores varied significantly across the three test formats (p