The Effect of Using YouTube Videos for Teaching Listening in English Language: the Benefits in Experts’ Views

Bayu Hendra yasa

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The purpose of this study is to find out the effect of using YouTube videos in teaching listening by evaluating the previous studies result in findings and examining some written references which include theories, beliefs, research finding, and other sources related to the impact of YouTube videos in students' listening skills. This research used library research as data collection technique which uses sources from several documentations Hasan. The data sources are acquired from written resources related to the use of YouTube videos in teaching listening. The writer collected all information from the literature and studied the researcher’s point of view related to the discussed topic. Then, the writer concluded a significant point which later produces the solution for the problems in teaching listening. A survey was conducted by Kelsen to see students' points of view related to the use of YouTube videos in learning English at Northern Taiwan to 69 university students. The result shows the highest number of students (54 students) admitted that YouTube is for entertainment purposes only, while three of the students accessed YouTube related to other educational materials. From the findings and discussion above, the writer concludes that YouTube is a website where the teachers or students could take authentic teaching materials, entertainment videos, and can be used as learning resources. Students seemed interested in learning activities when using YouTube because YouTube videos attract their attention. Students could get a better insight into the subject lesson with the help of YouTube videos which provide visual support.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23887/jippg.v4i3.35470

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