Effects of Students’ Awareness on Developing Young Learners ‘listening skills at a foreign language center in Tra Vinh Province





Keywords: Listening skill, challenges, solutions, teaching English


During the integration period, English is rapidly asserting its importance. Four key abilities — listening, speaking, reading, and writing — are required to learn a language properly. The most important and challenging of these is listening. This current study was conducted to investigate the factors affecting the listening skills of young learners. The purpose of the study is to find out the factors that can help students improve their listening skills in particular and learn English well in general. The study was conducted at a language center in Tra Vinh province with the participation of 25 students from 12 to 15 years old who answered questionnaires about activities that can help students improve their listening skills. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to analyze the data. The results show that many positive factors can help students develop listening skills, in addition to technology tools, students' awareness is an important factor. Besides, English outside the class (foreign language center) also helps students a lot in developing listening skills.

Author Biography

Tran Thi Hong Nhi, Tra Vinh University, Tra Vinh City, Vietnam

Tran Thi Hong Nhi is an English teacher at Victory Informatics - Foreign Language  Center, Tra Vinh University, Vietnam. Her areas of interest in research include students’awareness, students' autonomy, and English language teaching (ELT).


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How to Cite

Tran, T. H. N. (2022). Effects of Students’ Awareness on Developing Young Learners ‘listening skills at a foreign language center in Tra Vinh Province. International Journal of Language Instruction, 1(1), 132–142. https://doi.org/10.54855/ijli.221111



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