Teaching English Songs

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Running head: EFFECTS OF SONGS ON VOCABULARY ACQUISITION

Effect of Songs Instruction on EFL Adolescent Students’ Short-term and Long-term Vocabulary Acquisition: A Quasi-Experimental Study

Wan-chen Su蘇琬楨
Rossier School of Education
University of Southern California
Project Advisor: Dr. Julietta Shakhbagova

Table of Contents
|Abstract………………………………………………………………………………. |4 | | | | |Chapter 1 | | |Introduction…………………………………………………………………………... |5 | |Statement of the Problem………………………………………………………… |5 | |Conceptual Framework…………………………………………………………... |6 | |Significance of the Study…………………………………………………………. |7 | |Specific Research Questions and Related Hypotheses…………………………… |9 | |Brief Overview of the Proposed Method………………………………………… |9 | |Assumptions……………………………………………………………………… |11 | |Limitations………………………………………………………………………... |11 | |Delimitations……………………………………………………………………... |12 | |Definitions………………………………………………………………………... |12 | | | | |Chapter 2 | | |Literature Review…………………………………………………….………………. |13 | |The Effect of Music on Learning………………………………………………… |13 | |Songs Being the Bridge of Music and Languages……………………………….. |16 | |The “Din” Phenomenon or the “Song-Stuck-in-My-Head” Phenomenon……….. |16 | |The Adoption of Songs in the Language Classroom……………………………... |18 | | | | |Chapter 3 | | |Methodology……………………………………………………………………….… |22 | |Statement of the Problem………………………………………………………… |22 | |Specific Research Questions and Related Hypotheses…………………………… |23 | |Nature of the Study……………………………………………………………….. |24 | |Subjects…………………………………………………………………………... |24 | |Research Instruments…………………………………………………………….....
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