Investigating Iranian Test-takers' Performance Over Taking Different Modalities of Listening Comprehension Test

Sajad Faramarzi, Atefeh Elekaei, Reza Biria
2015 Sino-US English Teaching  
Visual and pictorial materials are extensively used in teaching listening comprehension textbooks. Although the use of still image is currently implemented in some distinguished testing systems, video test is not a popular modality due to the fact that this kind of test may result in test-takers' confusion during the test. In the present study, a sample of 80 Iranian EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students was selected to compare their performance on three different modalities of listening
more » ... test: audio-only test, pictorial (listening with still image test), and visual (video) listening test. The analysis of one-way repeated measure ANOVA (Analysis of Variance) was used to compare the students' scores.
doi:10.17265/1539-8072/2015.05.002 fatcat:ydac6a363ndkllkbujvsvjk2n4