An Empirical Study of Ecuadorian University EFL Learners' Comprehension of English Idioms Using a Multimodal Teaching Approach

Amy L. Freyn, Sandra Gross
2017 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
The present study investigated the effect of using a multimodal teaching approach toward teaching English idioms to Ecuadorian EFL students. The control group was taught 20 English idioms using a traditional teaching method and the experimental group was taught the same 20 English idioms using a multimodal teaching approach. An idiom comprehension quiz was administered to both groups with the experimental group scoring significantly higher than the control group. The study provides pedagogical
more » ... uggestions on using a multimodal approach to teaching English idioms.
doi:10.17507/tpls.0711.06 fatcat:glxc6iwjlbdwnp45tdim2earoq