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Original article | Innovational Research in ELT 2023, Vol. 4(2) 28-41

Podcast effect on speaking motivation among EFL learners

Ece Hatice Berk & Selami Aydın

pp. 28 - 41   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/irelt.2023.623.3   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2310-07-0005.R1

Published online: December 27, 2023  |   Number of Views: 54  |  Number of Download: 84


While speaking motivation is one of the most important aspects of English as a foreign language (EFL) context, few studies have focused on the podcast effect on speaking motivation among EFL learners. This study investigates the frequency of listening to podcasts in English and speaking motivation of learners and explores whether learners' speaking motivation differs regarding listening to podcasts in English. In this descriptive study, a background questionnaire, a listening to podcast questionnaire and the Speaking Motivation Scale (SMS) were administered to 158 EFL learners. The results demonstrated that most participants listen to podcasts in English and have a moderate level of speaking motivation. In addition, it was concluded that EFL learners' overall speaking motivation level significantly differs in accordance with their preference to listen to podcasts. 

Keywords: English as a foreign language; speaking motivation; podcast

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APA 6th edition
Berk, E.H. & Aydin, S. (2023). Podcast effect on speaking motivation among EFL learners . Innovational Research in ELT, 4(2), 28-41. doi: 10.29329/irelt.2023.623.3

Berk, E. and Aydin, S. (2023). Podcast effect on speaking motivation among EFL learners . Innovational Research in ELT, 4(2), pp. 28-41.

Chicago 16th edition
Berk, Ece Hatice and Selami Aydin (2023). "Podcast effect on speaking motivation among EFL learners ". Innovational Research in ELT 4 (2):28-41. doi:10.29329/irelt.2023.623.3.


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