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Sponsors. Using Mobile Phones in Pronunciation Teaching in English-medium Universities in Turkey. Murat Saran Cankaya University, Turkey saran@cankaya.edu.tr. Assoc. Prof. Dr. K u r s at C a gil tay METU, Turkey kursat@metu.edu.tr. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Golge Seferoglu METU, Turkey

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using mobile phones in pronunciation teaching in english medium universities in turkey

Sponsors

Using Mobile Phones in Pronunciation Teaching in English-medium Universities in Turkey

Murat Saran

Cankaya University, Turkey

saran@cankaya.edu.tr

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kursat Cagiltay

METU, Turkey

kursat@metu.edu.tr

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Golge Seferoglu

METU, Turkey

golge@metu.edu.tr

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

where are we from
Where are we from?

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

purpose of the study
Purpose of the Study
  • to investigate the potentials and effectiveness of using mobile phones inforeign language education

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

research question s
Research Questions
  • Does the mean change (mean difference between pre and post tests) in the pronunciation test scores differ among the three groups: mobile, web, and handout?
  • What are the students’ perceptions and opinions of the use of the mobile phones in the pronunciation learning?

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

sample
Sample
  • A purposeful sample of students (based on the data collected through a pre-study questionnaire)
  • 24 students attending the English Preparatory School of a universityin Turkey

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

design of the study
Design of the Study

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

treatment
Treatment
  • 120 English words (20 of them selected for pronunciation test)
  • 4 words a day
  • 10 weeks

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

an example web page used in the study
An example web page used in the study

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

an example handout used in the study
An example handout used in the study

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

an example mms used in the study
An example MMS used in the study
  • Animated Picture
  • Size: 20 KB
  • Format: Animated GIF
  • Resolution:172x136
  • Pronunciation
  • Size: 3 KB
  • Format: amr

Frame 1: Dictionary definition

Frame 2: Sample sentence

Frame 3: Related picture

Frame 4: Word building

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

data collection evaluation
Data Collection & Evaluation
  • Record the students’ pronunciations by using digital voice recorder before and after the treatment
  • A native rater and a nonnative instructor from the preparatory school evaluated the records according to the Educational Testing Service Criteria*
    • 0: Frequent phonemic errors and foreign stress and intonation patterns that cause the speaker to be unintelligible.
    • 1: Frequent phonemic errors and foreign stress and intonation patterns that cause the speaker to be occasionally unintelligible.
    • 2: Some phonemic errors and foreign stress and intonation patterns, but speaker is intelligible.
    • 3: Occasional nonnative pronunciation errors, but speaker is intelligible.

*Educational Testing Service. 1985: SPEAK examinee handbook and sample

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

results

Means and standard deviations of the groups for the pronunciation test

Results

Maximum score that can be obtained from the test was 60

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

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Results

Comparison of mean scores on pronunciation test

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

anova results
ANOVA Results

The ANOVA was significant, F (2, 21) = 5.000, p = .017.

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

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The results of homogeneity of variance test and post-hoc comparisons

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

interview results
Interview Results
  • interviewed 6 students in mobile group
  • All of the students (n=6) provided positive feedback about the mobile learning application used in this study
  • “Visual presentations of the words in multimedia messages helped us to understand the words’ meanings easily. When I came across the word in reading, the visual representations helped me to remember the word’s meaning”

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

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Interview Results
  • “I found the text and audio-visuals in the multimedia messages supporting each other. Audio-visual materials were very valuable in drawing my interest and giving me a clear understanding about the English word that I was learning”
  • “I had the chance of repeating the content as many times as I wanted and this was an advantage of using mobile phones when compared with the other methods”

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

conclusion
Conclusion
  • This study extends the use of use mobile phones, which are already used for communication and entertainment all over the world, to education.
  • Using mobile phones in educational settings will help learners be more motivated and will make it possible to overcome the difficulties teachers or parents experience in order to make learners start studying.
  • Learners will be able to use any previously wasted time (on the bus, on their way back and to school) on learning languages.

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

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Conclusion
  • The findings of this study demonstrated that using MMS in enhancing vocabulary pronunciation is very effective.
  • The method used in this study can be of great help in improving the quality of teaching-learning processes in Preparatory English language schools of English-medium universities.

Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern

questions
Questions
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Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern