THE EFFECT OF SHADOWING ON EFL LEARNERS’ ORAL PERFORMANCE IN TERMS OF FLUENCY

Abstract

Shadowing is a technique which has been used widely for many years and has led to much better listening comprehension skills. This paper reports on research aimed at discovering if there is a link between shadowing and the fluency of EFL learners’ oral performance. Forty learners of Intermediate level took part in the study for a month as part of either an experimental or control group. A strong relationship between shadowing and the fluency of learners’ L2 production was found. The results are of great significance for ELT

Keywords: EFL Learners’, Oral Performance, Terms of Fluency

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Pages: 21-26 (Download PDF)

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