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Using Digital Stories to Improve Listening Comprehension with Spanish Young Learners of English.

@article{Verdugo2007UsingDS,
  title={Using Digital Stories to Improve Listening Comprehension with Spanish Young Learners of English.},
  author={Dolores Ram{\'i}rez Verdugo and I. A. Belmonte},
  journal={Language Learning \& Technology},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={87-101}
}
This paper examines the effects that digital stories may have on the understanding of spoken English by a group of 6-year-old Spanish learners. To accomplish this aim, a quasi-experimental research study was launched in six state schools in Madrid. A pre-post test design was used to investigate whether internet-based technology could improve listening comprehension in English as a Foreign Language (henceforth, EFL). Findings indicate that the experimental group outperformed the control group in… Expand
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