DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17789

Published:

2022-08-17

Issue:

Vol. 24 No. 2 (2022): July-December

Section:

Research Articles

Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast

Mejorar el inglés académico oral como medio de instrucción (EMI) por medio de la escucha autorregulada de podcast educativos auténticos

Authors

  • Abebe Wubalem Bahir Dar University

Keywords:

conferencias auténticas, inglés como medio de instrucción, funciones del discurso instruccional, escucha autorregulada (es).

Keywords:

authentic lectures, English medium instruction, instructional discourse functions, self-regulated listening (en).

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Abstract (en)

This study investigated the role of self-regulated listening practice to authentic lecture podcast in improving oral English for instructional purposes. It employed an experimental study design complemented by qualitative tools. The participants (56 teachers) were drawn from a population of upper secondary school subject area teachers. The data was generated through classroom observation scheme and in-depth interview. Independent sample t-test and thematic analysis were employed to analyze the quantitative data (from the observation) and qualitative data (from the interview) respectively. The results showed that a combined use of listening to authentic lecture podcast and self-regulated listening strategies play an important role in improving English language deficiency of teachers for instructional purposes across discourse functions of lesson introduction, definition, elaboration, hypothesizing and use of discourse markers. The discourse functions of questioning remain largely unaffected. The positive results have promising educational implications suggesting the possibility of using this package of intervention in pre-service and in-service teacher training programs to enhance EMI teachers’ oral English for instructional ends.  

Abstract (es)

Este estudio investigó el papel de la práctica de escucha autorregulada en un podcast de conferencias auténticas en la mejora del inglés oral con fines educativos. Se empleó un diseño de estudio experimental complementado con herramientas cualitativas. Los participantes (56 profesores) procedían de una población de profesores de materias de la escuela secundaria superior. Los datos se generaron mediante un esquema de observación en el aula y una entrevista en profundidad. Se empleó un t-test para muestra independiente y un análisis temático para analizar los datos cuantitativos (de la observación) y los datos cualitativos (de la entrevista), respectivamente. Los resultados mostraron que el uso combinado de escuchar podcasts de auténticos de conferencias y estrategias de escucha autorreguladas tienen un papel importante en la mejora de la deficiencia del idioma inglés de los maestros con fines educativos en las funciones del discurso de introducción, definición, elaboración, hipótesis y uso de marcadores del discurso. Las funciones discursivas del cuestionamiento no se ven afectadas en gran medida. Los resultados positivos tienen implicaciones educativas prometedoras que sugieren la posibilidad de utilizar este paquete de intervención en los programas de formación docente antes y durante el servicio para mejorar el inglés oral de los profesores de EMI con fines educativos.

 

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Wubalem, A. (2022). Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 24(2). https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17789

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Wubalem, A. 2022. Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal. 24, 2 (Aug. 2022). DOI:https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17789.

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WUBALEM, A. Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, [S. l.], v. 24, n. 2, 2022. DOI: 10.14483/22487085.17789. Disponível em: https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/mejorar_ingles_academico_oral_medio. Acesso em: 26 sep. 2022.

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Wubalem, Abebe. 2022. “Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 24 (2). https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.17789.

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Wubalem, A. (2022) “Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast”, Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 24(2). doi: 10.14483/22487085.17789.

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Wubalem, A. “Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, vol. 24, no. 2, Aug. 2022, doi:10.14483/22487085.17789.

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Wubalem A. Enhancing Oral Academic English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) through self-regulated Listening to Authentic Educational Podcast. Colomb. appl. linguist. j [Internet]. 2022Aug.17 [cited 2022Sep.26];24(2). Available from: https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/mejorar_ingles_academico_oral_medio

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