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Global Journal of Art and Social Science Education

ISSN: 2437-1904 Vol. 3 (1), pp. 082-088, March, 2015

Full Length Research Paper 

Teaching English sounds using prezi presentation at King Abdullah II school for excellence and its effect on students achievement 

*Amaal Al Masri, Atika M. Ismael, Fatima Z. Qudah 

Al Balqa Applied University 

Accepted 23 March, 2015 

Abstract 

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of using prezi presentation for teaching English sounds for basic stage students and whether this new technology could facilitate learners’ skills in English language. It also aims at investigating the effect of students' gender and class on their performance. To achieve the purpose of the study, pre/post T test were constructed to measure students' level in English pronunciation. The sample of the study comprised of (86) students from the basic stage in the first semester 2014/2015 and was distributed into four sections, which were selected purposefully two female sections and two male sections from King Abdullah II school for excellence in Al Tafila Directorate of Education. The findings of the study indicated that there were statistically significant differences in the post- test of English language pronunciation between the control and the experimental groups in favor of the experimental group which were instructed using Prezi presentation, and there was no statistically significant difference in the students' achievement in English language pronunciation due to class, results also indicated no statistically significant difference in the students' achievement in English language pronunciation due to gender  or to the interaction between gender and group. 

Keywords: English sounds, prezi presentation