E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 6, 2023

Animate Your Communicative Class and Embark Your Students with Fun Facts

Author(s): Nguyen Thi Tuyet Hanh


The purpose of this study was to use listening worksheets, interviews with participants, results of listening quizzes, and listening observations in English courses at foreign language schools in public universities in Vietnam to understand how listening enjoyment is improved through fun facts. The purpose is to analyze how it is promoted. Researchers can identify learner responses and identify student feedback that may lead to more productive activities. For many students, listening to the target language is a difficult task. Listening for pleasure with fun facts is intended to make listening enjoyable for learners. Improving listening skills through fun listening with fun facts is one of the functional and practical methods thanks to simple and interesting teaching materials that allow learners to listen fluently in a proficient manner. The main value is that it gives students the opportunity to choose and decide for themselves how to use their time effectively to improve their listening skills in the target language. It is about the giving of the participants in this study; 160 Vietnamese English learners participated, and from 2022 to the summer term of 2023, they completed a worksheet after each listening activity for 5 weeks. The analysis showed that all participants showed positive tendencies toward listening and improved their listening comprehension level, in addition to several other skills in the target language.

Keywords: Listening for Pleasure, Fun Facts, Communicative Class, Learners' Perceptions

Pages: 835-840

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