International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | Iran | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015

Teaching English Words of First Grade Textbook by means of Software and Traditional Method: A Comparative Approach to the Effects of Both Methods on High School Students? Achievement in the Second Educational Region of Zanjan, Iran

Jafar Asadi [3]

Abstract: The objective of the present research was to compare the effect of teaching English words of first grade textbook by means of teaching software and traditional method on scholastic achievement of grade one high school students. The research was applied-oriented in terms of its objective and semi-experimental by its methodology. The statistical universe included 90 first grade high school students among which 60 students were selected randomly as sample. Researcher-made questionnaire with proper reliability (Cronbach-s Alpha of 0.86) were used to gather data. Gathered information was examined using t tests for one independent group and one dependent group. The results showed that not only using educational software in teaching English words is effective on students- scholastic achievement but also this effect is higher than that of traditional methods of teaching. Furthermore, teaching English words through educational software was significantly effective on students- motivation to learn meaning of the words.

Keywords: CALL, Teaching, Educational Software, Traditional Teaching Style, Scholastic Achievement, High School Students

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,

Pages: 2666 - 2668

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