Enabling Iraqi EFL University Students to Speak English Easily by Using Video Supported Teaching

  • Mohanad Assi Amret


The purpose behind this paper is to investigate the impact of using video supported teaching in developing EFL learners' speaking skills. Learning English could be achieved in many ways. Learners could develop their knowledge in English concerning reading, writing, grammar, spelling, etc. However, they may face difficulties in speaking that they couldn't hold a conversation. The problem might be the lack of practicing speaking English every day. Feeling embarrassed could be the main reason behind these difficulties. Another problem might be attributed to the fruitless attempt not to commit mistakes while speaking English.

The aim of this paper is (1) to investigate the importance of using video supported teaching in developing EFL learners' speaking skills, (2) to find out the difficulties EFL learners face while speaking English, (3) to discover the reasons behind such difficulties and (4) to suggest solutions in order to overcome such difficulties. It is hypothesized that using video supported teaching can (1) help EFL learners develop their speaking skills, (2) make the teaching process quicker, and (3) enable EFL learners to be confident speakers.


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How to Cite
ASSI AMRET, Mohanad. Enabling Iraqi EFL University Students to Speak English Easily by Using Video Supported Teaching. Mustansiriyah Journal of Arts (MuJA), [S.l.], v. 43, n. 87, p. 11-26, oct. 2019. ISSN 0258-1086. Available at: <http://amm.uomustansiriyah.edu.iq/index.php/mustansiriyah/article/view/1031>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2019.