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Title: Note taking strategies and listening skill
Authors: Chicaiza Redin, Verónica Elizabeth
Medina Hurtado, Ericka Nataly
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2020
Publisher: Universidad Técnica de Ambato-Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación-Carrera de Idiomas
Abstract: The note-taking strategy has proven its effectiveness for learning and improving language skills, facilitating the retention and storage of information. This research was developed, with the objective to determine the relationship between Note-Taking Strategies and Listening Skills of students from 8th semester in The The Language School school at Technical University of Ambato. To achieve the objectives, it was used a quasi-experimental methodology that included 20 students with whom two groups were formed; an experimental one to whom the strategy was applied and a control one, both were evaluated through the Cambridge FCE in an initial and final way. The development of this research determined that using the note-taking strategy favors the improvement of the listening ability in students of the eighth semester in the The Language School. After its application, the majority of them improved on the recognition of phrases, accents, contractions, new vocabulary and even the ability to make inferences about the information heard has been improved. At the end, it was possible to observe the reduction of the number of students in poor level, as in the regular level. In addition, an increase in the percentage of students at a good level and, finally, it was encouraging to find students with a level of excellence in the ability to listen.
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