9722610蔡小玲 Leya

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9722610蔡小玲 Leya

  1. 1. The effects of English Cartoon videos on Fifth Grade Students’ Listening Ability in Taiwan Presenter: Shiao-Ling Tsai 蔡小鈴 Instructor : Dr. Pi-Ying Hsu Date: Jan. 5, 2009
  2. 2. Content I. Motivation of the Study II. Purpose of the Study III. Significance of the Study IV. Research Questions V. Literature Review VI. Method
  3. 3. Motivation of the Study <ul><li>Learn English through TV is convenient . </li></ul><ul><li>Cartoons especially attract children . </li></ul><ul><li>There are more and more English cartoons in Taiwan. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Purpose of the Study <ul><li>to examine the effects of English cartoon videos on </li></ul><ul><li>the fifth grade elementary school children in Taiwan </li></ul><ul><li>to explore whether children’s listening ability improve </li></ul><ul><li>through the viewing of English cartoons </li></ul>
  5. 5. Significance of the Study <ul><li>to make contribution to around fifth grade elementary </li></ul><ul><li>school children and their parents in Taiwan </li></ul><ul><li>to supply parents guideline when they choose English </li></ul><ul><li>materials for their children to learn English. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Research Questions 1. Do children learn English through viewing English cartoons? 2. Do children’s listening ability improve through viewing English cartoons? 3. What is children’s attitude toward learning English through viewing English cartoons?
  7. 7. Literature Review <ul><li>Media exposure begins early and increases until </li></ul><ul><li>children enter school, drops briefly, then climbs and </li></ul><ul><li>peaks at almost eight hours daily among eleven- and </li></ul><ul><li>twelve-year-old. </li></ul><ul><li>(Roberts & Foehr, 2008) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Literature Review <ul><li>Using visual clues to meaning in order to enhance </li></ul><ul><li>learning is an important part of video methodology. </li></ul><ul><li>(Ismail, 2006) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Literature Review <ul><li>Early exposure to age-appropriate programs designed </li></ul><ul><li>around an educational curriculum is associated with </li></ul><ul><li>cognitive academic enhancement . </li></ul><ul><li>(Kirkorian, Wartella, & Anderson, 2008) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Method (Pilot Study) 30 fifth grade elementary students in Taichung one English cartoon video two months Duration Material Participants
  11. 11. Method (Pilot Study) Experiment Group 15 students Control Group 15 students 10 minutes watch English cartoon with English lines 10 minutes watch English cartoon with Chinese lines 10 minutes Introduce vocabulary Procedure:
  12. 12. Instruments <ul><li>Pre-test & Post-test: </li></ul>Test students’ English listening ability International Learning, Teaching and Evaluation Agency (ILTEA) --- Young Learners English Test level I: 20 questions
  13. 13. Instruments
  14. 14. Instrument <ul><li>Students interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think it is interesting to learn </li></ul><ul><li>English through viewing English cartoon? </li></ul><ul><li>2. Do you like to learn English with English </li></ul><ul><li>cartoon video? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Do you understand the video the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>provided? </li></ul><ul><li>4. …… </li></ul>
  15. 15. Thank you for your attention!

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