An Authentic Learning Environment Based on Video Project among Arabic Learners

Azman Che Mat, Azarudin Awang, Ahmad Zulfadhli Nokman, Nurshaifura Musilehat, Ahmad Fakrulazizi Abu Bakar

Abstract


Role playing is among the language activities that stimulate language learners to use the language they are learning. However, a successful activity is always challenging especially when the learners are beginners. Therefore, a special arrangement needs to be carried out by instructors. This article explores the use of storyboards, or ‘PCVA’, to help Arabic learners prepare for their video project based on role playing. Blended methods were used to collect data, namely surveys, interviews, and observations. The target participants were among degree students from second level (TAC451) and third level (TAC501) of Arabic course. The total number of the participants is 87 respondents. Interview and observation were conducted during consultation period and then, related information was documented for the purpose of the study. Descriptive analysis was implemented to interpret the data. The findings showed a positive feedback from the learners who were involved in the experiment.


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Role Play, Storyboard, Arabic Learners

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.6n.4p.143

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