Utilizing Authentic Materials on Students’ Listening Comprehension: Does it have Any Influence?

Resti Citra Dewi


The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of using authentic materials on EFL students’ in listening comprehension. The participants of this study was the second year students of Junior High School in Indonesia, 2014/2015 academic year. The population of this study consisted of five parallel classes with the total number of the students was 190 students. Purposive sampling technique was used in this study. The participants were divided into two groups, the experimental was 38 students and the control group was 38 students. This study used experimental research. The instrument used in collecting data was multiple choice test. The total items of the test was 20 items. The finding shows that t-test (5.09) was higher than t-table (2.02) with the level of significance 0.05 and the degree of freedom (df) = 36. It shows that the hypothesis alternative (ha) was accepted. It means that using authentic materials has influence on students’ achievement in listening comprehension. 


Listening Comprehension, Authentic Materials

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