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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type


Degree Name

English: Teaching English as a Second Language: M.A.




College of Liberal Arts

First Advisor

John Madden

Second Advisor

James Robinson

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

ESL, Language, Acquisition, Listening, Preferences


The following study deals with findings from relations of students towards Web listening activities and vocabulary awareness in the listening skill. These relations rely on previous media listening experiences and score results given by Web listening tasks that students were exposed to. Thus, the main purpose is to establish a degree of students' awareness to such activities to find if the preferences influence on a vocabulary acquisition level when performing Web listening comprehension. In order to establish this relation, a background computer media preference survey was applied to create comparisons and correlations which determine the degree of interest in relation to the Web activities' performance.



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