Benefits of using a mobile application in learning a foreign language

Judith Bustillo, Claribel Rivera, Juan Genaro Guzmán, Lizeth Ramos Acosta

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This article aims to show how the use of a mobile application contributes to the development of listening comprehension in English as a teaching strategy to generate significant learning. The research was conducted with a group of level A1 students, according to Common European Framework for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, who used Duolingo during an academic semester. The results indicate that the use of this application achieves a positive impact on the development of listening skills in English.


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Gamification; learning; hearing competition; English.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18046/syt.v15i40.2391

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